2010 President’s Forum with Young African Leaders

YALI2010[1]The U.S. Government brought 115 young African leaders to Washington, D.C. from over 40 African countries for an interactive forum with American counterparts and U.S. government officials. The Forum focused on key themes of America’s partnership with African nations including youth empowerment, good governance and economic opportunity. President Obama hosted a town hall meeting at the White House with the young leaders to discuss their vision for Africa for the next 50 years. This Forum sparked partnerships, networks, and collaborations that continue to create positive change in the region.

Project summary

2010 President’s Forum with Young African Leaders | June 2010
Number of Visitors: 115
Regions: Africa
Impact Areas: Civic Engagement, Education, Entrepreneurship, Governance and Transparency, Youth Leadership Development
Program Areas: Diplomacy
Partners: Public Sector