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Leap Africa on how to drive youth engagement for global action

The United Nations says this year’s International Youth Day celebration seeks to highlight the ways in which the engagement of young people can enrich national and multilateral institutions and processes, as well as draw lessons on how their representation and engagement in formal institutional politics can be significantly enhanced. Femi Taiwo, Executive Director of Leap Africa joins CNBC Africa to discuss the role of the youth in development.

The state of youth education in Africa

New research from UNESCO shows that the world is off course in meeting its education commitments for the sustainable development goals. This comes as the world marked the 2019 International Youth Day earlier this week, themed ‘Transforming Education’. To discuss the state of youth education in Africa, Femi Taiwo, Executive Director for Leap Africa joins CNBC Africa for more.
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