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ARDN celebrates International Youth Week

At the begining of this week, ARDN President DrDjibrilDiallo and his colleagues congratulate and encourage all Africans youth and the diaspora, all youth of #ROJALNU for their efforts to popularize #ODD in Africa.
According to the United Nations, the African population will increase from 1 to 1.6 billion people between 2010 and 2030, reaching 19% of the world population by that time. In West and Central Africa, under-25s already make up 64% of the population, an average age group with 60% unemployment. However, more than half of older children and adolescents ages 6 to 14 do not have basic reading and numeracy skills, even though the majority of them go to school.
August 12 was designated International Youth Day by the United Nations General Assembly in 1999 and is an annual celebration of the role of youth as key partners in change.
This year’s theme focuses on efforts to make education more inclusive and accessible for all young people, including the efforts of young people themselves. Rooted in Sustainable Development Goal 4 – “Ensuring access to quality education for all, on an equal footing, and promoting lifelong learning opportunities”.

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