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YouthConnekt Africa Updates & News

  • Wecomel to Dakar
    Dakar welcomes Sahelian youth to the 1st edition of the YouthConnekt Sahel Forum
    Youthconnekt Sahel

    From 30 November to 2 December 2021, Dakar will serve as the capital for Sahelian youth. The Senegalese capital will host young people from 10 Sahel countries for the first edition of the YouthConnekt Sahel Forum.

  • YCSF
    YouthConnekt Sahel Forum: Sahel Innovate Challenge

    We are searching for 20 exceptional youth from the Sahel Region who will win an opportunity to pitch their innovative solutions to a panel of judges at the YouthConnekt Sahel Forum.

    #SahelInnovateChallenge is a flagship initiative of the YouthConnekt Sahel Forum designed to promote and showcase the innovation and resilience of young Sahelians driving the region’s transformation. It fosters an association of creativity and innovation with the region, shifting from the overemphasized conflict and poverty-stricken narrative.


  • Closing ceremony
    YouthConnekt Africa Sommet 2021 conclu
    Les jeunes appellent à des politiques plus porteuses et inclusives pour la promotion de la prospérité de l'Afrique.
  • Executive Director, Oulie Keita giving the closing remarks at the YouthConnekt Africa Summit 2021
    YouthConnekt Africa Summit 2021 concluded
    Young people call for policies that are more conducive and inclusive for the prosperity of Africa


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