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Uganda to host first African Youth Forum

Uganda will host the first African Youth Forum slated for 17th to 19th July 2010 at Imperial Botanical Beach Hotel to provide the youth with an opportunity to air their views to the African leaders that will attend the African Union summit in Uganda.

Prime Minister Apollo Nsibambi

Prime Minister Apollo Nsibambi

The Youth forum which is one of the few activities that will precede the African Union Summit is set to take place from 19th to 27th July.

The Prime Minister of Uganda, Prof. Apollo Nsibambi told journalists at Uganda government Media Centre that the forum is aimed at putting African Youths in a position that enables them to influence and impact on decision making process in African Union member countries.

According to Nsibambi, the theme of the forum will be “Maternal and Child Health; African Youth Call for Action.”

He says the forum will be attended by 2 delegates from each of the 53 African Union countries. However, the Prime Minister adds that Uganda as a host country will have 20 youth delegates to represent it at the forum.

Nsibambi says the forum will also be attended by renowned international youthful facilitators with vast conference experience and expertise.

By Zacharia Tiberindwa, Ultimate Media

7 Responses to "Uganda to host first African Youth Forum"

  1. Maureen Agena  July 5, 2010 at 5:40 pm

    How I wish I could attend this youth forum.

    • editor  July 8, 2010 at 11:28 am

      Hello Maureen Geofrey and Susan,

      Weinformers.net is media information website providing you relevant news and information. The africa Youth Forum conference is being organised by the Africa union …and the hosting country..Uganda’s Ministry of Foreign affairs. Kindly refer any attandance inquiries to those two bodies, inlcuding UNICEF with whom they are orgnaising the Kampala event. We went out searching and got this one stop contact information for the conference:

      The Coordinator July 2010
      Africa Youth Forum, Kampala-Uganda P.O Box 7136 Kampala E-mail: kyateka@yahoo.com
      Tel. mob. +256 776 000 909 +256 752 405 145
      Office: +256 414 346 878
      Fax: 256-414-256374/257850


      E-mail: gekudu@unicef.org

      Tel: 256-717-171151


      E-mail sbukirwa@yahoo.com

      Tel: +256 772 400 302

      The application form is available on http://www.africa-union.org/root/au/index/index.htm under headline link -AYF-KAMPALA 2010, PARTICIPANT INFORMATION FORM

      Let us know if you need more information on this or any other issue.

  2. suzan Akwii  July 7, 2010 at 9:15 pm

    what does it take to attend the conference because at any cost,i must attend it

  3. godfrey katongole  July 7, 2010 at 11:58 pm

    Hello There, I wish to attend the african youth forum, what is the requirements please? thank you indeed.

    Godfrey Katongole
    0712 183748

  4. Tukei Benjamin  July 9, 2010 at 5:11 pm

    hello thank for this great call for the african youth to raise their voices, Iam Uganda youth leader and i really feel by all means i would eligible attending this conference as arepresntative of the rural communities where child mortality and child health is big issue please advise

  5. Nakamya Assumpta  July 12, 2010 at 6:57 pm

    Am ayouth councilor of Entebbe municipality please i have missed many things which could also help my youth if i attend. i just don’t have answers to their questions when then they ask me that what have you got for us from the youth meetings we or conferences we hear. i just tell them that i dont attend but WHY? please i would like to attend because am conc sure that my views will be one of those which will help the youth of Uganda.i will glad if my coment is considered.thank you.

  6. Tiberindwa Zakaria  July 14, 2010 at 3:00 pm

    All of you that ie Assumpta, Benjamin are interested in having your views passed on during the African Youth Forum since the 20 people that will participate in the forum at Entebbe have already been selected to visit the Face Book page African Youth Forum become a fan of the page and contribute your ideas on what you want to suggest to the forum. All these opinions will be collected and will be showed at the forum on giant screens. So they count. Please do this before July 17 when the forum kicks off in Entebbe.This is all in the spirit of helping you access more information since it is our role as informers to give you the most appropriate information. I am the writer of the above story. Thanks for depending on this website as your source of information. We are there for you and make it your no.1 source of information about Uganda because we shall give it to you.


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