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NEW DATES: The 4th African Youth SDGs Summit.
The Secretariat of the African Youth SDGs Summit announces a new date for the 4th African Youth SDGs Summit following the postponement of the event due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 4th African Youth SDGs Summit will take place on 09-11 March 2022, at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia under the theme “Youth Resilience in the Covid-19 era; Pathways to accelerate actions to achieve the SDGs”.
The central objective of the summit is to promote multi-stakeholder engagement among the youth and also draw commitments and high-level support from different stakeholders including UN Member States, civil society and the private sector towards active youth participation in the implementation, review and accountability of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the African Union Agenda 2063.
The Summit is scheduled to be hybrid (virtual and physical) with about 200 in-person participants of local and international delegates and about 10,000 virtual participants from across Africa and the world.
The Summit is jointly organized by Youth Advocates Ghana, Talent Youth Association (Ethiopia), United Nations Association (Ethiopia), Federal Ministry of Planning and Development (Ethiopia), Office of the UN Resident Coordinator (Ghana),Office of the UN Resident Coordinator (Ethiopia) with funding and technical support from United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), Engender Health and IPPF Africa Regional Office.
Interested participants, speakers and sponsors should visit www.youthsdgssummit.org to register their interest.
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