Youth and Sports welcomes African Youth to Participate in Nasser Fellowship for African Leadership

Youth and Sports welcomes African Youth to Participate in Nasser Fellowship for African Leadership

The Ministry of Youth and Sports welcomed a number of young people from African countries participating in Nasser Fellowship for African Leadership, which is launched by the Ministry (African Youth Office, Central Administration of Parliament and Civic Education) under the auspices of Dr. Mostafa Madbouly, Prime Minister, during the period from 8 to 22 June 2019, in cooperation with the African Youth Union.

So far, the youth of Sudan, South Sudan, Rwanda, Zambia, Gambia, Kenya, Algeria, Somalia, Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Liberia, Namibia and Uganda have arrived, and the Ministry continues to welcome young people participating in the fellowship.

The fellowship is attended by 100 young executive leaders from member states of the African Union, decision makers in the government sector, executive leaders in the private sector, Civil Youth Society, heads of National Youth Councils, Universities teaching staff, researchers in Strategic Research and Intellectual Centers, members of professional syndicates, and media professionals and journalists.

The program’s activities will start tomorrow with a visit to the museum and tomb of Gamal Abdel Nasser, in addition to holding a meeting with the former Dean of the College of African Research and Studies, Dr. El-Sayed Fleifel, about Gamal Abdel Nasser and Africa.

It is noteworthy that the fellowship is one of the mechanisms for implementing the (1 Million by 2021) initiative to qualify one million African youth by 2021, launched by the Commission for Science, Technology and Human Resources of the African Union, and aims to transfer the ancient Egyptian experience in building national institutions, and create a new generation of young African transformational leaders with a vision that is in line with the orientations of Egypt's presidency of the African Union and believes in serving the goals of African unity through integration, in addition to establishing a gathering of the most influential young African leaders on the continent; with training, necessary skills and strategic visions.