Pan-African Youth Conference

Pan-African Youth ConferenceBetween March 26th – 27th, the African Student Association of Notre Dame, in conjunction with the Pan-African Students Union at Northwestern University, will host the second edition of the Pan-African Youth Conference which will bring together young people from across the world with the aim of fostering a critical and shared understanding of Africa’s historical and contemporary challenges. This year’s Conference will be held under the theme: Which Way, Africa? As we explore the alternative paths for Africa’s political, economic, and cultural development.Participants at the Conference will engage in discussions guided by four critical questions; 1) WHO are we as Africans? 2) WHERE are we as a continent? 3) HOW did we get where we are? and 4) WHERE do we go from here? Discussions will take place within three committees; a) Politics & Governance b)Socioeconomic transformation c) Culture & Identity. The Conference will feature a keynote address by Dr. Lwazi Lushaba from the University of Cape Town. Registration for the conference is free. For more information, please visit the Conference website.