AYP in the News

Nigeria/Nollywood at Africa Youth Panel: Uru Eke represents

Nollywood sweetheart, Uru Eke, and 19 other representatives from different African countries have been selected as Ambassadors of the Africa Youth Panel (AYP), a Pan-African youth organization with strategic focus on youth participation in governance and youth employability, established under the auspices of the Danish Africa Commission (DAC) in 2008 in Addis Ababa. Read More

Uru Eke: Representing Nigeria/Nollywood at the Africa Youth Panel held in The Gambia

I am very fortunate to have experienced some milestones in my career as an actress quite early. Coming from a proficient IT background, it was with some form of skepticism that family and friends watched me dive into a different field entirely. Read More

Africa: CAID, GNYC Observe African Youth Day

The Children and Community Initiative for Development (CAID) in collaboration with the Gambia National Youth Council (GNYC) Friday celebrated the African Youth Day at the Friendship Hostel, Bakau. The event was funded by the African Youth Panel (AYP). Read More

The African Youth Panel Holding an Extra-Ordinary Members Summit in Addis, 30th October – 1st November 2011

The African Youth Panel (AYP) is planning to hold the second Members Extra-Ordinary Summit in Addis from 30th October to 1st November 2011. The summit will coincide with the commemoration of the African Youth Day, which is marked each year on 1st November.  Read More

African Youth Experts Meeting on Youth Employment

Pan Africanism, Decent Work and Youth Employment are at the heart of the ILO’s participation to this African Youth Experts Meeting; a key event leading up to the African Youth Forum (22 – 24 May 2013) and to the African Union Golden Jubilee, 25 May 2013 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Read More

CYFI at African Youth Experts Meeting

CYFI presented at the African Youth Experts Meeting on Youth Employment held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 20 – 21 May. The Meeting was a pre-event for the African Union Youth Forum. It brought together youth experts and development experts to deliberate on policies and actions needed to address youth unemployment and underemployment in Africa. Read More

African Youth call for fulfilment of promises and increased involvement in decision making

African youth have set out the priorities they said their governments should focus on as part of their youth programmes and called for actual fulfilment of promises on youth matters. The youth also have appealed for more investment and allocation of resources particularly for rights-based health interventions for young people, who account for the overwhelming majority of the continent’s population. Read More

The African Youth Experts Meeting on Youth Employment

African Youth Experts starts discussing today 20th May 20, 2013 on the issue of youth employment highlighting on how to unleash the potential of African youths to reduce unemployment at Adot Tina Hotel. On the two day meeting organized by African Youth Panel, youth experts are expecting to come up with a road-map on how to achieve the two percent reduction of youth unemployment that will be effective across the 54 African Countries. Read More

Africa Youth Day

The 8th edition of the African Youth Day African  is a significant development in the recognition of the importance of the young people in our continents quest for sustainable development. About 65% of the African population is composed of people below 35 years.  Read More

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