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Vijana Assembly – 1st Plenary Session, East African Youth Parliament

Young people raised issues and petitioned the Speaker of EALA on youth inclusion in governance, economic empowerment and more

THe Vijana (to mean youth) assembly first plenary session was held in November 17th-18 2018 at the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA), the East African Community HQ, Arusha Kenya. It brought together 100 youth leaders from EAC national youth and student councils, young entrepreneurs, civil society and more. Young people raised issues and petitioned the Speaker of EALA on youth inclusion in governance, economic empowerment and more. It was under the Youth Engagement and Policy Advocacy Project under the Africa Youth Exchange Programme with partners.