Combination of lack of access to quality Education & Health; Leadership & Employment opportunities; effects of Climate change; poor management of natural resources and unsustainable activities that lead to conflict; over many decades is affecting communities and livelihoods in Africa. Urgent global consensus and action is required to commit and invest in the challenges at hand. Youths, at this Summit, will work to establish an environment able to sustain economic and social activities.
250 Youths from all regions of Africa shall attend the summit to work on selected themes of the summit which is an outline/initiative conceived by the young people to address the gaps and grey areas of Africa in an effort to achieve sustainable development. The project will address: - quality of education for all, - HIV/AIDS and Drug abuse, - Leadership, innovation and employment, - Economic growth & good governance, - Environment & sustainable development, - conflict management & resolution.
The summit will build the capacity 250 African youth leaders as change agents, create a youth-led roadmap for the sustainable development in Africa, addressing the challenges of youth unemployment for over three million unemployed youths, good governance, quality education, drug abuse and rising prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS in youths, climate change and environmental degradation. This is hoped to pave way for youth inclusion in politics and governance for over one million youth of Africa.
This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).
NAYD official summit website
NAYD official website