African Youth Panel
African Youth Panel


Introduction The African Youth Forum on SDG’s was held on the 25 of September, 2015 in New York, on the margins of the official opening of the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly and adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s). The meeting discussed the role of African youths in the popularization and […]

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International Youth Day – Namibia AYP activities

The National Youth council of Namibia in partnership with the Action 2015 campaign team and the Ministry of Information Communication and Technology organized the International youth day celebration at the National Youth Council Head quarter in Windhoek under the theme: “Youth Civic Engagement”. About 80 young people attended the event


International Youth Day – Malawi AYP activities

On the 12th August 2015 Malawi held a Facebook Chat  with Hon Juliana Lunguzi ( MP) who is a strong advocate and Champion for Youth Empowerment and Pacification as well as on health matters. She is the Chairperson of the Parliamentary Committee on Health. On the 15th August 2015 the World Bank Youth Network also […]


International Youth Day – Tunisia AYP activities

During the 12th August 2015 The International Institute of Debate in partnership with 5 Local NGOs and with the support of UNESCO and United Nations Tunisia the international youth day. This event was organized under the theme “Youth engagement” and we made a big campaign on social media under the theme “Be a young person […]


International Youth Day – Zambia AYP activities

On the 12th August Zambia Launched the Revised National Youth Policy and the First ever National Action Plan on Youth Empowerment and Employment which has a target of creating 500,000 Jobs for Youths by end of 2016. Jack Chongola a Steering Committee member of AYP representing Southern Africa gave a speech during the launch he […]


AYP Member advises Nigerian Federal Government to Investigate and Complete the UN JPO Program

25th June 2015 – Abuja, Nigeria YouthhubAfrica, a youth-focused non-profit has called on the Federal Government of Nigeria to investigate, rejig and complete the UN Junior professional Officers Program which it signed with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) almost 3 years ago. In its policy brief titled ‘ Re-Imagining the UN JPO Program in Nigeria’ […]


Young experts shape the African Governance Architecture

Demonstrating its growing influence and respect among institutions in Africa and across the world, the AYP in May 2015, partnered with the African Union Department of Political Affairs to organize a technical workshop bringing youth experts to propose and write a work plan for its youth engagement strategy. The work of the Africa Governance Architecture […]

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Malagasy youth define their priorities in the Post 2015 agenda

“For the very first time, Malagasy young people are calling technical partners to present their own priority and their own agenda” Victorine Brunie, 21 years old  Chair of JPE Antsinanana Madagascar Member of the Madagascar Coordination Team for the My World Survey ————————————————————————————————————————————–   The African Youth Panel (AYP), through Youth First, has played a […]

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MyWorld Survey Mini Grant to reach 200,000 new votes in Africa

The African Youth Panel, in partnership with the UN Millennium Campaign is supporting 10 youth organizations in 10 African countries to engage in the MyWorld Survey with mini grants valued at just under Four (4) thousand US dollars. The grants are to assist the organizations to conduct MyWorld Surveys in the countries to reach a target […]


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