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Youth Policy

Our selection of videos on this month's theme: Youth Policy & Strategies


African Renaissance Youth Conference 2014

Highlights from the African Renaissance Youth Conference 2014 held in May, at the Tsogo Sun Elangeni in Durban. Speakers Vuyisa Qabaka, Jessica Nhleko, Shantan Reddy, Eleanor Potter, Dawn Dunn, Ryan McFayden and Cedric Mkhize in action.


Kwibohora20 – Pan African Youth Conference


Strategic Future Leaders Conference 2010 Part 1
The Pan African youth as architects and builders of the new Africa


Strategic Future Leaders Conference 2010 Part 2
The Pan African youth as architects and builders of the new Africa


Building Youth-Inclusive Democracies: Lessons from Kenya
A discussion with: Earl Gast Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Africa, U.S. Agency for International Development.


Public policies vs young people?
The first step to understanding is knowledge: this video introduces the vision and ambition of our global youth policy review series. Through a series of policy audits, we assess the impact of public policies—policies pertaining to young people and not only specific youth policies—on the rights of all young people. We look at the context framing public policies and the assumptions underlying them, we analyse policy intentions and dissect contents and impacts of policies to capture both policy realities and the realities of young people.


South Africa's National Development strategy
Leon Louw, Executive Director of the Free Market Foundation joins CNBC Africa to take a look at the country's National Development plan in relation to twenty years of democracy.


Patrick Awuah: How to educate leaders? Liberal arts
Patrick Awuah makes the case that a liberal arts education is critical to forming true leaders.


Titilola Banjoko paints the picture for Africa's future
Leading thinker Dr Titiola Banjoko talks to Breaking Views with UNICEF about demographic dividend in Africa, youth restlessness, health, mobility, and poverty in Africa - and beyond.


The ripple effect of training young leaders: Fred Swaniker at TEDxEuston
Fred Swaniker has lived and worked in 10 different African countries. He passionately believes that good leadership is the most critical need for the continent. He has founded two organizations that aim to catalyze a new generation of ethical, entrepreneurial African leaders: African Leadership Academy and the African Leadership Network, both fulcrums of leadership training for the continent.


Unleashing African potential from an African youth perspective: Taleni Shimhopileni at TEDxWindhoek
Taleni Shimhopileni is a 23 year old Namibian who is passionate about Africa's rising glory, formal education in the 21st Century and Leadership for and within the African continent.


TEDxTempleU - Daud Watts - Youth: Changing the Face of Africa
DAUD MALIK WATTS is the founding faculty advisor of Temple University SEAL, the Society of Emerging African Leaders, and has been an adjunct professor in the university's African American Studies department since 2002, specializing in Africana History.


Africa in the hands of its youth - Alcinda Honwana at TEDxEuston
Alcinda Honwana is currently a visiting professor in anthropology and international development at the Open University (OU) in the UK.


Failing All the Way to Success: Jason Njoku at TEDxEuston
Jason Njoku is a Nigerian internet entrepreneur, and is CEO and founder of Iroko partners, the largest distributor of Nigerian music and movies online.


Unthinkable Leadership: Joseph Oubelkas at TEDxHanzeUniversity
Joseph is an author and entrepreneur born and raised in the Brabants village of Raamsdonksveer. At age 16 he started his HBO Information Technology study and four years later became one of the youngest IT engineers from the Netherlands. After establishing his own IT company, during a trip abroad, his life would change forever during a bizarre chain of events.


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