3rd SADC

Youth Forum

Blue & Green Economy for Sustainable Development

Malawi 2021


This Years Theme

Blue & Green Economy for Sustainable Development.

SADC Youth Parliament

Seats during the SADC Youth Forum, its an opportunity for young people to discuss issues at the regional level.

Progress & Gains

From the 1st and 2nd SADC Youth Forums, which were held in the previous 2 years the initiative has reached over 5,000 Youths.

Mindful of Contributions

Of the two SADC Youth Forums which allowed Youths to contribute to the development agenda.


SADC Youth Forum

Why you should Join This Years Event

We are a  Regional platform for Youth Organizations and Youth within the SADC region. We  believe real transformation is when young people are sustainably part of development trajectory and are at the center of policies.


Great Speakers

Links to the meetings

DATES:   10-13 August 2021

Theme: “Blue and Green Economy for Sustainable Development”     


Our Motto “Blue, Green, Smart, and Sustainable!”  

Official Opening Session & SADC Youth Parliament

Africa Union National Anthem & SADC Flags & SADC Youth Parliament (80 Parliamentarians from 16 SADC Countries

10 August 1100hrs – 1150hrs

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Strategies to ensure Inclusive and Quality Education During Covid-19 Pandemic

Education, Science, and Technology

10 August 1500hrs-1630hrs

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Locating the Role of Media in

Sustainable Youth Development in SADC

Media and Youth Round Table

11 August 1230hrs- 1445hrs

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Setting a sustainable course to fight

NTDs and Malaria in SADC A Call to Action

SADC Youth Task Force on NTDs and Malaria

11 August 15300hrs – 1630hrs

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Gender and Women Development

11 August 1500Hrs-1630Hrs

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Green & Blue Economy Youth Strategies: Participation of young people in shaping their countries’ national vision for a sustainable Blue economy?

Business, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

12 August 1100hrs- 1230hrs

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The Impact, opportunities and challenges of the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA)

Africa Free Trade Continental Agreement (AfCFTA)

12 August 1300hrs- 1500hrs

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The role and inclusion of SADC Youth in Peace and Security: Regional Frameworks, Approaches and Practices

Governance, Peace and Security

12 August 1500hrs- 1630hrs

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Light Up-Youth Agenda in celebration of International Youth Day

International Youth Day Celebrations

12 August 1800hrs- 1900hrs

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Project Launch: SADC Youth Champions

for the Albinism Agenda (SAYCAA)

Panel + Q & A

Session On Disability

13 August 1100hrs- 1215hrs

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“Indigenous Knowledge Systems”

Pan Africanism and Heritage

13 August 1220hrs- 1400hrs

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Official Closing Sessions

Official Closing Session

13 August 1400hrs- 1630hrs

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Meet the Host

SADC Youth Forum

The SADC Youth Forum is an annual event hosted before the SADC Heads of States and Government Summit to deliberate on critical issues affecting young people in the region and proffer solutions in line with Development Strategies formulated by SADC and the Africa Union.



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