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Afternoon Agenda

May 21, 2015


1:00-1:15 p.m.  Introduction to the Mini Summit by the Conference Organizers Jessica Zeroual and Rachel Ingabire


1:15-1:45 p.m. Introduction exercise for all conference participants, facilitated by Aviva Silburt and Rachel Uwase


1:45-2:00 p.m. First Speech by Rachel Uwase, Rwanda Director for the Global Institute for Youth


2:00-2:45 p.m. First breakout session, facilitated by Christine Johnston and Dieudonné Ka

  • If you could do anything and you knew you couldn't fail, what would you do?

  • What is the biggest issue facing youth today and why?

  • What are the most challenging issues for youth engagement in the political, economic and social spheres in the world today?

  • What are the underlining issues for youth within your community and your field of study/work?


2:45-3:00 p.m. Second Speech by Dieudonne Ka, Huye Initiative Plus


3:00-3:15 p.m. Skillbuilding excercise to strengthen active listening and communication skills, facilitated by Margot Bishop and Rachel Ingabire


3:15-3:45 p.m. Networking Break


3:45-4:30 p.m. Second breakout session, facilitated by Jessica Zeroual and Innocent Ninsiima

  • Lets bring it back to the barriers we talked about earlier. Who has the power to remove these barriers? How can we influence them? 

  • What can we do together to achieve, impact, influence change?

  • What recommendations would you give to your community, country’s government and the United Nations to encourage more youth engagement and youth empowerment? 


4:30-4:45 p.m. Third speech by Innocent Ninsiima, Founder of T.A.G.S.I. and Y4R Country Rep-Rwanda


4:45-5:00 p.m. Closing remarks by Conference Organizers Jessica Zeroual and Rachel Ingabire








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