youthhubafrica.org, is an online community that seeks to create a platform for young people in Africa involved in social change to interact, learn and collaborate in new ways.
Our work has been focused on:
- Leading advocacy, awareness and communications around the Sustainable Development Goals amongst young people in Africa.
- providing platforms for learning
- providing linkages for youth leaders in Africa
- connecting youths in Africa to resources and opportunities
- Profiling young people in Africa involved in social change on the African Continent.
- Providing ICT skills for young people across Africa
- Policy advisory for governments on key youth priority areas
- Organisational support for youth focused organisation in Africa
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Rotimi Olawale, co-founder of youthhubafrica.org is a youth development expert. For more than six years he has been involved in leading youth advocacy efforts mainly around the Millennium Development Goals. In 2006, he represented Nigeria as a youth ambassador at the United Nations Global Youth Leadership Summit held at the UN Headquarters in New York. Rotimi has held several global leadership positions including; member, UNFPA Global Youth Advisory Panel for 2 years; member, African Youth Panel. Rotimi is currently involved in shaping local, national and global policies to benefit youth and also leverage opportunities for young people. He was listed by the Nigerian government as one of 15 Nigerian youth on the world stage in 2008.
Latest posts by rotimi (see all)
- APPLY: Plural+ Youth Video Contest - April 7, 2016
- APPLY:UNESCO Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowships Program 2016 - April 7, 2016
- APPLY: Internet.org Innovation Challenge in Africa - April 6, 2016