YouthConnekt Africa Summit will be held from 19 – 21 July 2017 will be hosted by H.E. President Paul Kagame in Kigali, Rwanda and organized in collaboration with UNDP and UNCTAD, Under the theme, From Potential to Success, the Summit will mark the launch of the YouthConnekt Africa Hub and the YouthConnekt Africa Empowerment Fund across the continent. The theme for the summit is: From Potential to Success.
The summit will facilitate a platform for all partners involved in youth development to synergize around policies, programs and partnerships that will help unleash Africa’s youth potential. The summit will also mark the official roll out of the program across the rest of the continent. The event is expected to attract more than 2,500 delegates including Heads of State, government leaders, executives from multinational companies that operate in Africa, leaders of civil society organizations, Africa’s development partners, members of the academia, successful young entrepreneurs, artists and youth opinion leaders from across the continent. Jack Ma, CEO of Alibaba Group, and UNCTAD Special Adviser on Young Entrepreneurs, will grace the occasion.
Speakers who confirmed to attend are as follow:
and more different invited guests.