#KnowYourGovernment: Youth Leadership and Open Government in West Africa

13:40 - 15:00
Room 207, Shaw Centre

From Mauritania to Nigeria, West African youth are leading innovative technical initiatives and mass movements to promote national and regional open governance. This session brings together four West African youth leaders to facilitate peer learning on best practices in promoting youth engagement and leadership in the open governance space. The session will produce a catalog of best practices for promoting youth engagement and leadership in transparency and accountability initiatives. It will incubate ideas for innovative regional and global approaches to youth and open governance, facilitating the relationships and building the networks necessary to realize global change.

Theme: Participation

Livestream: No

Open to media: Yes

Organizers: International Republican Institute (IRI), Africtivistes

Languages available: English, French

Event type: Workshop


Madeleine Ngeunga: Data Journalist, Open Data pour Elles, Cameroon, Fodé Sanikayi Kouyaté: Open Gov Advisor, Guinean Bloggers Association, Guinea, Youssouf Ballo: Executive Director, CITRACO, Mali

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