26 Feb, 2018

Multi-Country Mission of the UN Envoy on Youth in Africa – Meeting and Listening to Young People Where They Are

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vq9G07ojLlo The United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ms. Jayathma Wickramanayake, undertook a multi-country official mission to Africa to meet with and listen to young people on the ground. The purpose of the mission was to learn first-hand about the issues and challenges young people face and champion investments in youth development.

13 Apr, 2016

Why are rural youth leaving farming?

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From IFAD Rural youth recently reported that access to information, lack of credit and negative perceptions around farming are the leading reasons why African young people are leaving small farming at such alarming rates. The comments came during the 2016 Youth Agribusiness, Leadership, and Entrepreneurship Summit on Innovation (YALESI 2016), held in Dakar, Senegal from

29 Aug, 2013

Global Meeting of the Thematic Consultation on Education in the post-2015 Development Agenda in Dakar, Senegal

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On 5 March 2013, the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Senegal to the United Nations, H.E. Mr. Abdou Salam Diallo and the Permanent Representative of Canada to the United Nations, H.E. Mr. Guillermo Rischcynski, hosted a briefing on the “Global Thematic Consultation on Education in the Post-2015 Development Agenda” at the Office of the […]