West & Central Africa IOE Member Event, Banjul, The Gambia - 23-26 March 2019 Registration Form
Dear Members in West and Central Africa,
You are kindly invited to save the date for the upcoming AYC conference to take place in Banjul, The Gambia, from 23-26 March 2019. The IOE will support our members in the region to attend this event with a view to enhancing mutually beneficial IOE-AYC collaboration in the future in the areas of youth and skills development.
In light of the persistent issues of skills development in the region, the aim of the employers’ organisation engagement is to host a side event on the Future of Work and to encourage dialogue on employment and entrepreneurship policies.
The annual African Youth Conference on African Unity and Development is a multi-stakeholder youth-led and driven platform which aims at building capacities and strengthening the engagement of children and youth in the current policy and decision-making processes at national, sub regional and continental levels. It will be a unique opportunity for members to engage in regional processes addressed to youth.
The specific aims of the 2019 Conference are to:
Limited funds are available through the IOE-EU Partnership Project to cover the participation of members from the region. If you would like to participate in the event, and to apply for financial support, kindly complete and return the Registration Form in the “Resources” section of this communication to Ms Caroline Balikungeri at balikungeri(at)ioe-emp.com and Ms Anetha Awuku at awuku(at)ioe-emp.com by 8 March at the latest to allow adequate time for the necessary arrangements to be made.
Further information, including the programme, will be provided to interested parties in due course. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions and thank you for saving the date!
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