Elevating Youth Voices in Security Sector Governance

Session Objectives:
• Explain the principles of effective, accountable security sector governance and potential roles for youth.
• Expand understanding and share the practical experiences of youth engagement in security sector governance in Africa.
• Explore and examine lessons learned and practical approaches for fostering youth involvement in security sector governance in Africa.
• Outline how a security sector governance approach can catalyze the transformative and sustained change needed to realize the YPS Agenda.

• Dr. Joel Amegboh
(Assistant Professor of African Security Studies, Africa Center for Strategic Studies)


• Colonel (ret.) Abdoul Ndiaye
(Former Deputy National Security Advisor to the President of Sénégal)

• Dr. Rhuks Temitope Ako
(Senior Analyst, Department of Political Affairs, Peace and Security, African Union Commission)

• Dr. Catherine Lena Kelly
(Associate Dean of Academic Affairs & Associate Professor of Justice and Rule of Law, Africa Center for Strategic Studies)

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