Atlas4dev - 2063 Academy

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Location (s):

  • Online

Overview

Atlas4dev in partnership with the AU Youth Envoy Office and with the support of Peace First organization and the Department of Cooperation and Cultural Action of the French Embassy in Morocco, is launching the 2nd edition of the 2063 Academy, from 23-28 November.

Details

After the success of the first edition, the 2063 Academy in its 2nd edition, will serve as a platform to connect the African youth with their Africa, through promoting, discussing, debating the Agenda 2063 and bringing solid recommendations and entrepreneurship solutions to achieve the Africa we want, by building the capacities of the African Youth We Want, under the OYE 2019/20 Action Plan
The edition will take place virtually in November so to celebrate the African Youth Month, promote the role of youth in silencing the guns, and be part of the 1 Million by 2021 initiative.

The 2nd edition will be focusing on two main important topics: Climate change and Gender Equality.

To achieve its goals, the 2063 Academy has worked on three main components:

Exchange

It is a platform to exchange ideas and experiences between different segments of the society (Youth, senior, experts...) and build their capacities in different fields and focus on soft skills as: debate, policy analysis...

Meeting decision-makers

It is a place where youth can exchange freely with high levels and decision-makers on topics related to the SDGs we were tackling and create and intergenerational dialogue.

Debate & Sharing

It is also an opportunity for the the participants to learn and share what they have acquired as knowledge to the public and collect recommendations.

Opportunity is About:


Eligibility

Candidates should be from:

Description of Ideal Candidate:

Eligibility criteria:

  • Age between 16-29
  • African based Citizen
  • Available from 23-28 November 2020
  • Ready to go out there and make an impact

The steering committee will select 15 youth per country.


Dates:

Deadline: As soon as possible

Program Starts: November 23, 2020

Program Ends: November 28, 2020


Cost/funding for participants:

The participants, after completing the program, will receive coaching and mentoring via experts and a seed grant up to 250$ (each group of 5 participants), to take actions and create an impact in their local communities.

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