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Summit Organisers

The 4th Pan-African Youth Leadership Summit is organized by the Senegalese section of ROJALNU-MDG Read More

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The Pan-African Youth Leadership Summit aim to mobilize and harness the energy and intelligence of young Africans around the global effort to achieve the MDGs by 2015.

Since 2004 (launch of the first Pan-African Summit) to the present day, the Pan-African Network, which is derived from the Global Network of Youth Leaders, has succeeded to mobilize more than 20,000 young leaders and establish networks and country focal points in at least 40 African countries...Read more


Summit Theme
The theme of the Summit is 'Youth unemployment in the post-2015 Development Agenda'... Read More

Getting to the Summit

The Summit will hold at the King Fahd Palace Hotel, formerly Le Meridien Hotel, Dakar Senegal. Read more


Sponsoring the Dakar Summit 2014 is an excellent way to reach a well-established Pan-African youth network.


For countries within West Africa covered under the ECOWAS, no entry visas are required to enter into Senegal. Ensure you carry an International Passport valid for at least 6 months from your arrival date.

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Summit Guest

Ms. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Chairperson, African Union

Nkosazana Dlamini-ZumaNkosazana Clarice Dlamini-Zuma (born 27 January 1949) is a South African politician and former anti-apartheid activist. She was South Africa's Minister of Health from 1994 to 1999, under President Nelson Mandela, then Minister of Foreign Affairs from 17 June 1999 to 10 May 2009, under presidents Thabo Mbeki andKgalema Molanthe. She was moved to the position of Minister of Home Affairs in the Cabinet of President Jacob Zuma, her ex-husband, on 10 May 2009 a capacity in which she served until her resignation on 2 October 2012.


Summit Guest

HE Ms. Ellen Sirleaf Johnson, President of Liberia

Ellen Sirleaf JohnsonEllen Johnson Sirleaf (born 29 October 1938) is the 24th and current President of Liberia. She served as Minister of Finance under President William Tolbert from 1979 until the 1980 coup d'état, after which she left Liberia and held senior positions at various financial institutions.


Summit Guest

Mr. Michel Sidibé, Under-Secretary General of the United Nations and Executive Director of UNAIDS

Michel SidibéSince his appointment as Executive Director of UNAIDS and Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in 2009, Michel Sidibé’s vision of zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS-related deaths has echoed around the world.


Summit Guest

Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Under-Secretary General of the United Nations and Executive Director of UNFPA

Babatunde Osotimehin

On 1 January 2011, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, a physician and public health expert, became only the fourth Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund. He holds the rank of Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations.


Summit Guest

Mr. Issa Hayatou, President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF)

Issa HayatouMr. Hayatou is the fifth president of the Confederation of African Football,  a position he has occupied since 1987. He was born in Garoua, Cameroon, the son of a local Sultan, and became a middle distance runner and physical education teacher.