AfCFTA launched a youth competition

A coalition of international organisations has launched a youth competition on African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) for young people in Africa as well as those in the Diaspora with African citizenship.

The competition dubbed the ‘Umoja Africa Campaign – Youth Contributing to the Implementation of the AfCFTA’ targets young people between the age of 18 and 35 years.

The programme is an initiative of United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), Youth Alliance for Leadership and Development in Africa (YALDA), the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat, Afreximbank, the International Trade Centre (ITC) and the UN Development Programme (UNDP).

Those interested can submit essays, infographics and/ or animation on the topic; ‘The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)’ from July 31 to Deadline September 31. Winners announced in November.


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