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African Youth Panel

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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AYP Members with Ahmed Alendawi, UN Youth Envoy

AYP Meets with UN Youth Envoy

At the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, a team of the African Youth Panel Steering Committee led by its Chair, Ibrahim Ceesay met with Ahmed Alhendawi, the UN Youth Envoy. Other members of the panel on the team included Christiam Kam from Cameroun and Rotimi Olawale from Nigeria. The meeting initiated by the […]


UNGA Side Event

Youth Forum on Post 2015 and Official Launch of the African Youth Alliance on POST2015 Theme: A Guaranteed Furture For the Youths Objectives To dialogue with decision makers to reinforce the youth voice in decision making at national regional and international levels To provide a platform for coordinated youth engagement and participation in the post2015 […]


AYP to train and Endorse Ambassadors for the African Youth Charter

 The African Youth Panel as part of its commitment for shining the spot-light on the ratification, domestication and implementation of the African Youth Charter has concluded plans to train a dozen Africans and name them as Ambassadors for the African Youth Charter. The list of ambassadors include Music and movies stars, activists, development communication experts […]

AYP Hosts African Youth Experts Meeting on Youth Employment

Responding to the affirmation by African heads of State at the AU Meeting in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea to commit itself to interventions aimed at reducing youth unemployment by 2% annually the African Youth Panel in collaboration with the African Union Youth Division convened an African Youth Experts Meeting on Youth Employment. The main objectives of the expert […]

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Implement the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD), Robert Nkwangu Tells African Leaders

Q. Can you kindly introduce yourself and tell us what you do My names are Robert Nkwangu. I am a Ugandan male. I am a graduate with a Masters in Social Sector Planning and Management. I engage in social research and project planning and management for social development projects. I am currently a youth worker […]