Monday, November 19, 2018
Youth Political and Economic Inclusion: Scenarios for Sustainable Regional Integration
About YouLead Summit
Organised since 2017 by MS-Training Centre for Development Cooperation, the East African Community (EAC) Political Affairs Department and Africa Alliance of YMCAs with the participation of other partners, the East Africa Youth Leadership Summit (YouLead) is East Africa’s biggest youth gathering recognised by the EAC in line with the provisions of the EAC Youth Policy (2016) priority 14 which mandates the EAC Secretariat to build networks and partnerships to, ‘Institute an Annual Youth Leaders’ Forum with the EAC Secretary General as a regional platform for youth engagement with the EAC leadership.
YouLead gives and amplifies youth voices in key regional political processes and strengthens their mandate to participate in leadership at country level. YouLead facilitates cross-country youth networking to accelerate the EAC regional integration aspirations. Participants are mobilized across various sectors: political leaders & policy makers, business, ICT, agriculture and the non- governmental organizations