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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 […]

Christian Kam

What Can or Should Africa Get Out of Rio+20

What Can or Should Africa Get Out of Rio+20 by Christian Kam  From June 20 to 22, 2012, the entire world has an appointment to meet in Rio de Janeiro for the Earth Summit, commonly known as the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development. Historically, this global meeting of Sustainable Development began in 1972 with […]


Denmark pledges 100% renewable energy by 2050

Denmark has set the most ambitious low-carbon target in the world – according to new legislation the country will generate 100% of its energy from renewable sources by 2050. The commitment covers its entire energy supply – encompassing electricity, heating, industry and transport. The country’s parliament had previously committed to phasing out fossil fuels by […]


AYP Member, Jess Auerbach talks about her work around refugees and Migration

Q. Can you please introduce yourself My name is Jess Auerbach. I’m from South Africa and lived there until pursuing postgraduate study in the United Kingdom and USA. I plan to return as soon as possible. Q. You have done a lot of work around refugees and migration, in your opinion, how can young people […]

Marwa Jabou

African Dream

  African Dream is a poem written by Marwa Jabou, AYP Member from Tunisia African Dream We came each from his country Girls and boys,stars of the century Full of pep, of faith, of strength All what we need is just a chance Hand in hand, we are one And soon our dream will be done […]