The Association for African Progressive Youth in pleased to inform, the International Community, Heads of State and African Governments, International Institutions, United Nations Agencies, Embassies, Consuls, development partners, public and private Authorities; the holding of the first Panafrican Youth Forum scheduled from August 21st to 25th in Bujumbura Mayorship (Republic of Burundi) under the Topic: “A CONTINENT, COMMITTED YOUTH: “WHAT IS THE ROLE OF THE AFRICAN YOUTH TO GET A  PEACEFUL, PROSPEROUS, STRONG AND UNITED AFRICA”;

Placed under the sign of “African integration and the achievements of the SDGs in Africa”, the Forum is objectively registered under the goals of creating a space of dialogue and permanent concertation between youths of the African continent in order to elaborate an instrument that determining the operational modalities for youths to participate actively in the achievements of SDGs in Africa and the transition “Africa of States and Africa of Citizens” in 2030.

For that reason, numerous activities have been scheduled during the five days of that African youth Forum.

AJAP quests the financial, institutional and technical support of all the States, Partners, Societies and Volunteers in sponsoring the participants’ relocation, hosting and dining.

By the way, AJAP invites all persons interested with the youths’ challenges to respond to this African youth appointment. And therefore, the persons in charge of protocol are quested to communicate with the organization committee for more details.

AJAP takes into account the implication of all national, regional and international

Institutions, both technical and financial partners, youth organizations for the success of the

Forum and any other proposals related to the latter are welcome.


Covered by                                 Issued at Bujumbura, April 20, 2017

Eric NSENGIMANA                              Ir Gérard BARUTWANAYO

Chairman and African Representative   President of the Committee