YOUTHCONNEKT AFRICA 2021 SUMMIT, GHANA

Africa Beyond Aid: Positioning the Youth for the Post COVID Economy and AfCFTA Opportunities

20th - 22nd October, 2021
Hybrid: Accra International Conference Centre & Online

Conference Speakers

Over 32 speakers covering a range of topics

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H.E Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo

President, Republic of Ghana

H.E Paul Kagame

President of The Republic of Rwanda

H.E Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia

Vice President, Republic of Ghana

H.E. Mr. Jung-taek Lim

Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the Rep. of Ghana.

Hon. Mustapha Ussif

Minister of Youth & Sports, Ghana

Hon. Rosemary Mbabazi

Hon Minister of Youth and Culture, Rwanda

Ms. Ahunna Eziakonwa

UNDP Assistant Administrator and Director, Regional Bureau for Africa (RBA)

Oulie Keita

Executive Director for the YouthConnekt Africa (YCA) Hub

Nchimunya (Chipo) Hamukoma

Research Manager - Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator

H.E Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo

President of the Republic of Ghana

H.E Paul Kagame

President of the Republic of Rwanda

H.E Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia

Vice President of the Republic of Ghana

H.E. Mr. Jung-taek Lim

Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the Rep. of Ghana.

Hon. Mustapha Ussif

Minister of Youth & Sports, Ghana

Hon. Rosemary Mbabazi

Hon Minister of Youth and Culture, Rwanda

Ms. Ahunna Eziakonwa

UNDP Assistant Administrator and Director, Regional Bureau for Africa (RBA)

Oulie Keita

Executive Director for the YouthConnekt Africa (YCA) Hub

Nchimunya (Chipo) Hamukoma

Research Manager - Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator

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Event details

Selected activities of the YCA summit 2021.

Track 1/

Happening Today

Easier and affordable tourism & Travel in AfCFTA

3:30 PM
11th Ocotber, 2021
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Positioning African Youth to take advantage of the AfCFTA

20th Ocotber, 2021
3:30 PM

Easier & Affordable: Tourism & Travel in AfCFTA era

20th Ocotber, 2021
3:30 PM

AfCFTA taking Africa beyond Aid: Youth for Intra-Africa Trade

20th Ocotber, 2021
3:30 PM

CONNEKTEDGIRLS: Africa Gets More, If She Trades More

20th Ocotber, 2021
3:30 PM

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Africa Needs a generation of Problem solvers who see further and work smarter.

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Africa Needs a generation of Problem solvers who see further and work smarter.

Tyrone, Kekistan

Africa Needs a generation of Problem solvers who see further and work smater.

H.E. Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda

Africa Needs a generation of Problem solvers who see further and work smater.

H.E. Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda

Overview of Participants

  • Heads of State
  • Ministers of Youth
  • Governments Officials
  • AU Commission
  • Heads of Development Partners
  • Private Sector Representatives
  • Civil Society, Innovation & Incubation labs
  • Youth (Entrepreneurs, youth leaders, innovators, students, artists, youth in diaspora and youth living with disabilities)
  • Media and Journalists
  • Governments Officials
  • AU Commission
  • Academia Representatives

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YOUTHCONNEKT AFRICA AWARDS

The YouthConnekt Africa Action Awards were created to honour outstanding achievements by young African innovators. The Awards will be presented at the YouthConnekt Africa Summit 2021.

Economic Development (Pioneers for Prosperity Award)
COVID-19 Response (COVID-19 Innovation Award)
Environmental Sustainability (Green Innovation Award)
Access to Technology, Innovation, and ICT (Digital Inclusion Award)
Designing the Future: Youth led Innovations Driving SDGs
YOUTHKONVERSE: Speak Like A Leader
Spoken Words Lounge: Raising Youth Voices With Poetry
Pre-Steering Committee Technical Meeting

Directions to the YouthConnekt Summit

Hybrid: Accra, Ghana & Online
Attendance is free of charge