Good Governance Fact Cards | The Youth Cafe

Good Governance Fact Cards | The Youth Cafe

The Youth Cafe led  a project to create a governance fact cards to enable young leaders and other actors to gain deeper understanding and skills as well as access tailored tools and reference materials to aid their work in the promotion of peace building and good governance at the local level. This is in response to limitations in the availability of reference materials, inadequate knowledge and limited opportunities for effective networking and collaboration hampers the capacity of CSOs and activists to fulfil their mandate in promoting peace and democracy at the local level, including failure to conduct effective grassroots civic education.


Handbook Launch | Good Governance and Democracy Toolkit | The Youth Cafe

Handbook Launch | Good Governance and Democracy Toolkit | The Youth Cafe

The Youth Cafe led  a project to create a governance fact cards to enable young leaders and other actors to gain deeper understanding and skills as well as access tailored tools and reference materials to aid their work in the promotion of peace building and good governance at the local level. This is in response to limitations in the availability of reference materials, inadequate knowledge and limited opportunities for effective networking and collaboration hampers the capacity of CSOs and activists to fulfil their mandate in promoting peace and democracy at the local level, including failure to conduct effective grassroots civic education.


First AWLN Inter- Generational Retreat on Leadership in Africa | Uniting Women Leaders Across Generations | The Youth Cafe

First AWLN Inter- Generational Retreat on Leadership in Africa | Uniting Women Leaders Across Generations | The Youth Cafe

The African Women Leaders Network (AWLN) and the AWLN Young Women Leaders Caucus with the Office of the African Union Youth Envoy (OYE) held the first African Women Leaders Network Inter-Generational Retreat on Leadership in Africa with the theme: Women Leadership in Africa: “Building the Africa We Want Together”.  This retreat was in partial fulfillment of AWLN’s pledge to the African Union Commission’s 1 Million by 2021 Initiative, which committed to building capacities of young leaders on civic leadership from community to continental level.   

The Road To ICPD 25 | The Youth Cafe

The Road To ICPD 25 | The Youth Cafe

Twenty five years have now passed since the historic International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) , which took place here in our beloved African Continent in Cairo, Egypt in 1994. A remarkable feature of this summit was , the Programme of Action adopted on 13 September 1994 , which emphasises the integral linkages between population and development and focuses on meeting the needs of individuals, especially young people with commitments to sexual reproductive health and rights for all young people, especially women and girls.

Apply Today | African Youth Ambassadors For Peace (AYAP) 2019 | The Youth Cafe

Apply Today | African Youth Ambassadors For Peace (AYAP) 2019 | The Youth Cafe

The Commission of the African Union, through its Youth for Peace (Y4P) Africa Program of the Peace and Security Department will appoint African Youth Ambassadors for Peace (AYAP), one from each of the five (5) regions of Africa. This is in line with the decision of the Peace and Security Council (PSC) via the communiqué of its 807th meeting held on 8th November 2018 on Youth, Peace and Security. The Council requested the AU Commission to appoint the AYAP to work with the AU Youth Envoy in championing the promotion of peace and security across the continent. It is within this context, that the PSD is launching the call for application to eligible African youth.

Towards a Digital Workforce | Understanding the Building Blocks of Kenya's Gig Economy | The Yout Cafe

Towards a Digital Workforce | Understanding the Building Blocks of Kenya's Gig Economy | The Yout Cafe

Over the last decade, the online gig economy has grown in Kenya, transforming how Kenyans access work and is gradually transitioning young Kenyans towards more accessible, competitive and consistent job opportunities. With the overall unemployment rates standing at 26.4 percent, and the Kenyan economy’s inability to provide employment opportunities, the gig economy is increasingly providing alternative economic opportunities.

Common Futures Conversations | Youth Survey 2019 | The Youth Cafe

Common Futures Conversations | Youth Survey 2019 | The Youth Cafe

The world is experiencing an acute period of change and contestation. A backlash against the perceived uneven benefits of globalization has fundamentally reshaped national politics across the world, from the UK’s vote to leave the European Union to the election of President Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil. Major global challenges such as climate change, intercontinental migration, demographic shifts and the transformation of work by new technologies require global responses. However, these are increasingly obstructed by the reassertion of domestic political priorities and a subsequent weakening of multilateral cooperation.

TICAD 7: African Leaders Make A Clarion Call For Increased Private Sector Engagement | The Youth Cafe

TICAD 7: African Leaders Make A Clarion Call For Increased Private Sector Engagement | The Youth Cafe

“Our government has put in place measures, seeking to diversify our economy by developing agriculture, emphasizing manufacturing and addressing the energy and infrastructure deficit. With this we shall be placing Nigeria on the path of rapid growth and sustainable development,” Buhari said, before inviting Japanese investors to invest in power and renewable energy, petrochemicals and gas, maritime shipping, ports, agribusiness and healthcare, some priority sectors identified by his administration.