“Think. Speak. Participate” is the theme of the first East African Youth conference. It has been called to find ways of encouraging young people in the EAC to engage actively with the community.
The subjects to be discussed are entrepreneurship, employment, innovation, creativity, leadership, good governance and social policies.
About 200 young people from all over the EAC will participate, together with civil servants, parliamentarians, academics and the media.
Approximately 143 million people live in the five countries of the EAC, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda Tanzania and Uganda.