Youth in Ouagadougou +10 and the post 2015 development agenda

African Union (AU) Heads of State decided at their meeting in January 2014 to review their commitments to employment as enshrined in the Ouagadougou declaration and plan of action by holding an extraordinary summit this September. One hopes that youth employment will be central to the discussions during the review process. This is important because …

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African Youth Ministers: Gathering for What?

This post was originally published in April 2010. African Union Youth Ministers will be meeting, under the auspices of the Conference of Ministers in charge of youth (COMY), in Victoria Falls next week, precisely April 12-16, to discuss issues of youth development on the continent. Top on the agenda are the creation of a continental …

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