With YouLead17 right around the corner, hundreds of youth from around East Africa are already making their way to Arusha, Tanzania, for what will be a life/career changing week (27th November – 1st December).

A platform has been built where, for 5 days, young minds will learn from one another, share their experiences, success stories and best practices with leaders who have gone extra-miles in their leadership endeavors.

For all those attending, here are the themes and some of the main topics to be covered:

Program:

Day 1: Political (Government) Leadership

  • African Governance Architecture and the current democratic developments in East-Africa; the Role of the Youth in Championing Values and Aspirations of AGA.
  • The Role of the youth in championing Values and principles of Good Governance.

Day 2: Civic & Social Leadership

  • The role of Youth in Environmental Protection, Climate Justice and Social Economic Rights.
  • Youth, Land Rights and Climate Smart Economic Options.

Day 3: Business & Corporate Leadership

  • Youth, Technology and the Future of Work: Meeting employment needs of Youth today and tomorrow.
  • Planetary Passport: Decolonised Education, Environmental and Land Policies/Practices for Vocational Pathways to Protecting Diversity and Balance between Individualism and Collectivism for Sustainable Social Development and Climate Change Resilience.
  • Youth and the Africans Rising Movement.

Day 4: EAC Day – Political, Civil & Social Leadership

  • East Africa’s Youthful Demographic Bulge and its Implications for Attaining Sustainable Development Goals.
  • Young Women in Political Governance: Achievements, Challenges and Opportunities.

Day 5: Business & Corporate Leadership

  • Leadership and Corporate Governance in Youths Organisations, Social Enterprises and Networks.
  • Challenges & Strategies of Promoting Effective Youth Participation.

Discussions:

Aside from renowned personalities, in their respective areas of leadership sharing all their knowledge and experiences with the youth, various panel discussions will also be held on each theme, tackling:

  • Systems and structures for sustainable youth projects.
  • Mentorship as a tool for promoting effective youth participation.
  • Youth and Sexual Reproductive Health Rights.
  • Harnessing youth and social media.
  • Designing Products that Your Customers Love.

It’s time for the youth to UNLOCK their Leadership Potential, for they are at the Centre of the East African Integration.

 

 

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