AYGC

Announcement of AYGC 2021-Statement by Executive Director

African Youth And Governance Convergence

Dear AYGC Family,A year on and the COVID-19 disease continues to affect families and countries globally. Notwithstanding, I invite you toseize the moment to reflect on how far we have come, adjusted and living through our new normal.Respectfully, kudos to all our Alumni for your resilience and tireless contributions towards the awareness andalleviation of the …

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YBF TRIBUTE TO THE LATE PRESIDENT H.E JOHN POMBE MAGUFULI OF TANZANIA – INTERNATIONAL YOUTH FORUM VIRTUAL

Tribute byMr Seth Oteng, Executive Director Youth Bridge Foundation (Ghana, Zambia) On behalf of the African Youth andGovernance Convergence (AYGC) Community across the African Continent and in the Diaspora As the death of H.E. John Pombe Magufuli was announced across the globe, silent tearsdropped loudly as the beating of drums and wailing were heard In …

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AYGC 2020 – H.E. Olusegun Obasanjo charges Africa’s Youth to Unite in Rebuilding the Continent in the COVID Recovery Economy

H.E. Olusegun Obasanjo speaking at the African Youth and Governance Convergence

Not one to let disruptive circumstances slow him down, Former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo and Eminent Fellow of the African Youth and Governance Convergence (AYGC) graced what has been termed as the Biggest Convergence of Africa’s Youth with words of wisdom. As the Keynote Speaker for this year’s AYGC, an event he had previously …

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ROAD TO VIRTUAL AYGC 2020: Commemoration of International Youth Day Cum Regional Youth Dialogues

As part of preparations towards a Virtual African Youth and Governance Convergence (AYGC) 2020, Youth Bridge Foundation (YBF) spoke at the Youth Governance Dialogues – a webinar organized by the Youth Development Centre of the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (YDC – OOPL) to mark International Youth Day. The webinar under the theme “The Role of …

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Cancellation Of Physical Convergence Of AYGC, Zambia 2020 & Announcing Virtual AYGC 2020

Dear AYGC Family,This is a difficult and unprecedented time, and we are all surrounded by uncertainty. We hope you and your families are safe and healthy, and adapting as well as can be expected during this pandemic. We also commend the many youth across the Continent and Diaspora working to serve our communities and support …

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YOUTH BRIDGE FOUNDATION’S RESPONSE TO COVID-19: AYGC 2020 IN FOCUS

Dear AYGC Family, For the past Decade Plus One (11years), Youth Bridge Foundation (YBF) has remained committed to the building of a connected Africa and Diaspora youth; the building of a unique community of youth across borders; the joy of seeing cultural barriers fall as we bond at our annual African Youth and Governance Convergence …

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Africa Beyond Aid can be achieved through partnerships and youth mentorship – Obasanjo

H.E. Olusegun Obasanjo

Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, former President of Nigeria has stated that the realization of ‘Africa Beyond Aid’ can only be achieved through partnerships and youth mentorship. He said that the Africa Beyond Aid agenda can only be achieved through partnerships and broader inclusiveness of the youth. “The transformation of Africa lies in the power of the …

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Create a sustained avenue for the youth – Osabarimba Kwesi Atta II

Osabarimba Kwesi Atta II, the Omanhen of Cape Coast and the President of the Oguaa Traditional Council has called on African leaders to create a constant avenue to prepare young people for governance and leadership. He said that the potential for Africa to change lies in its young people, hence the need to tap into …

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“You Are The Leaders Of Today Not Tomorrow” – Former Prez. Obasanjo To Africa’s Youth

Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has implored the youth of Africa not to accept the saying that they are tomorrow’s leaders. “The saying that tomorrow belongs to you should not be accepted and discouraged,” he said. Speaking at this year’s African Youth and Governance Convergence in Accra, Chief Obasanjo …

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