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Two weeks to go to the YouthConnekt Africa Summit


Hosted by H.E. President Paul Kagame and organized in collaboration with UNDP and UNCTAD, the 2017 YouthConnekt Africa Summit will be held from 19 – 21 July 2017, Kigali, Rwanda. 

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 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 Advisor for Youth Entrepreneurship & Small Business, will grace the occasion.

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