The 2063 Academy is currently receiving applications from Youths in Africa. This is a project aiming to create a common ground between youth and decision-makers to debate the strategies implemented by the government in order to achieve the SDGs and promote the Agenda 2063.
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It is an initiative of Atlas4dev in partnership with the AU Youth Envoy Office, with the support of Peace First organization and the Department of Cooperation and Cultural Action of the French Embassy in Morocco. It is the 2nd edition of the program and will hold from 23-28 November 2020.
After the success of the first edition, the 2063 Academy in this 2nd edition will serve as a platform to connect the African youth with Africa. Through promoting, discussing, debating the Agenda 2063 and bringing solid recommendations and entrepreneurship solutions to achieve the Africa we all want, by building the capacities of the African Youth, under the OYE 2019/20 Action Plan
The edition will take place virtually in November. It is a way to celebrate the African Youth Month, promote the role of youth in silencing the guns, and be part of the 1 Million by 2021 initiative.
More so, the 2nd edition will be focusing on two main important topics: Climate Change and Gender Equality.
The 2063 Academy Eligibility criteria
To apply, the eligibility criteria includes;
- Age between 16-29.
- African based Citizen.
- Available from 23-28 November 2020.
- Ready to go out there and make an impact.
After all the applications have been received, the steering committee will select 15 youth per country. And, the participants, after completing the program, will receive coaching and mentoring via experts and a seed grant up to $250, to take actions and create an impact in their local communities.
Please note that the Language of the program is English.
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The deadline for the Academy 2063 is September 21, 2020. So, if you are a youth and you fit into the eligible criteria, apply and learn more using this link; https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfg3O5gvRn18o93EeJ59TPVbef8NTV_jBZ8o8KiDykHJvQWGQ/viewform
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