The East Africa Youth Leaders Forum is a platform that brings together young leaders from youth stakeholder groups in each East African country, including the National Youth Councils (NYC), student bodies, political parties, civil society and parliaments, to engage their country governance actors and other youth state and non-state stakeholders in the coordination and promotion of the African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance (ACDEG)

Thematic areas

  • Electoral accountability
  • Youth Participation
  • Transitional justice, rule of law and human rights
  • Political, economic and social governance
  • Regional integration


An inclusive, peaceful and prosperous and democratically governed Africa


A vanguard of thought leaders championing advocacy for the ACDEG in East Africa.