Held from the 19 - 21 July 2017, the YouthConnekt Summit will focus on establishing the three drivers that will guide us to our goals. Namely policy, programs & partnerships.

Hosted by H.E. President Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda, the inaugural Youth Connekt Africa summit will bring together government officials & special guests that include Jack Ma, Founder and Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group, Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD and Abdoulaye Mar Dieye, UNDP Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for Africa.

The summit is expected to attract more than 2,500 guests that include top executives from multinational companies that operate in Africa, leaders of civil society organizations, Africa’s development partners, members of the academia and most importantly successful entrepreneurs, artists and youth opinion leaders from across the continent.