Africa-Press – Ghana. Accra, Nov. 19- Dr Portia Adade Williams, a Research Scientist at the Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), will be the guest speaker at this year’s Young African Leaders Summit to held in Accra from November 25 – 27.
Dr Williams, with the Science and Technology Policy Research Institute (STEPRI) of CSIR, will be contributing to the discussion on climate change and would be joined by Mrs Justina A. Onumah, a Research Fellow.
A statement from the organisers said the summit would be hosted at the Accra International Conference Centre on the theme: “African Youth Transforming Vision and Ideas into Action”.
It is expected to empower youth-led solutions and provide a unique platform for youth leaders and aspiring youth leaders to exchange experience and ideas and empower them to possess the tools needed to realise their vision for a better community.
The Summit would also create a platform where about 200 young leaders and aspiring young leaders in Africa would discuss and formulate solutions to some of the continent’s pressing and emerging problems.
The delegates from all the African countries, would discuss issues ranging from leadership, entrepreneurship, women empowerment, climate change, Agripreneurship, youth policies, and sustainable development goals.
They would work together to draft the Africa Youth Manifesto 2021, a declaration to be submitted to Heads of States and the African Union, the statement said.