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Youth Speak Forum

The event is meant to be one of a kind for youths, with sponsors such as Microsoft, Ethiopian airline, Teen can code… etc.

About this Event

PROBLEMS THAT ARE WE TRYING TO SOLVE:

Today, over 63 million youths are without a job globally and over 141 million youth are working, yet living in poverty.

Today, 60% of all those unemployed in Africa are youths. In South Africa, more than 55% of young people are unemployed.

THE DISCUSSION OF THE FORUM:

SGD 8. Decent Work and Economic Growth

-By 2020, substantially reduce the proportion of youth not in employment, education or training

-Protect labour rights and promote safe and secure working environments for all workers, including migrant workers, in particular women migrants, and those in precarious employment

–> Promote skill building for youth employment

–> Protect labour rights and promote safe and secure working environments.

OUTPUT EXPECTED TO SEE IN THE DELEGATES:

1. Understand the importance to develop soft skills and ways to becoming global citizens.

2. Activate entrepreneurship attitude in the delegates, showing that open a start up is something possible

3. Be aware about the labour rights and be an ambassador to change the current situation

Location

Nile university, Abuja

Cadastral Zone, Plot 681 Airport Rd, Jabi

Abuja, FCT

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