YouthConnekt Africa summit: Akufo-Addo to discuss trade & job creation with youth

YouthConnekt Africa summit: Akufo-Addo to discuss trade & job creation with youth

  • Ghana will be hosting the 2021 YouthConnekt Africa Summit from October 20-22, 2021
  • The event will highlight coordinated trade and job creation conversations on social investment in African Youth
  • The summit will also seek to impact the creative industry through skills development

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The Government of Ghana, under the auspices of the Ministry of Youth and Sports, will be hosting the 2021 YouthConnekt Africa Summit.

The National Youth Authority, in partnership with the YouthConnekt Africa Hub and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), will see to it that the summit is successful.

The event is scheduled from Wednesday, October 20 to Friday, October 22, 2021, at the Accra International Conference Centre.

Akufo-Addo to discuss trade at YouthConnekt Africa Summit
Flier of the 2021 Youth Connekt Africa Summit Photo credit: youthconnektafrica.org
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The Summit, based on the theme: “Africa Beyond Aid: Positioning The Youth for The Post COVID Economy and AfCFTA Opportunities.,” will highlight coordinated trade and job creation conversations on social investment in African Youth.

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This will, however, help highlight coordinated trade and job creation policies and ignite a conversation on social investment in African Youth.

President Akufo-Addo, Tony Elumelu to grace YouthConnekt Africa summit
President Akufo-Addo, Tony Elumelu to grace YouthConnekt Africa summit
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The summit will provide a platform for all partners involved in youth development to strategize around policies, programs, and partnerships.

The summit will also positively impact the creative industry through skills development, sports, tourism, and the digital economy.

It will also offer, over the three days, a combination of informative, high-level plenaries, panel discussions, keynote speeches, small group workshops, research presentations, and off-site activities.

Ghanaians are suffering under Akufo-Addo

Meanwhile, former president John Dramani Mahama in an earlier report filed by YEN.com.gh said people are really suffering in the country as a result of the difficult times under the Akufo-Addo administration.

According to Mahama, the prices of food and other important commodities keep shooting up on a daily basis.

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He added that the cost of fuel at the pumps keep going up thus, affecting the price of goods on the market.

“Fuel costs are rising, every day the pump prices go up,” he said.

Mahama said this year, many unions were unhappy when an insignificant 4% increment was given to them while Article 71 officeholders were given bigger increments.

Source: Yen.com.gh

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