African Youth SDGs Summit is an initiative 2030 Youth Alliance, a coalition of youth-led civil society organizations and Non-Governmental Organizations working to empower African Youth with the tools, network, information, education and needed partnership to drive the implementation of Agenda2030 and 2063 in Africa. The alliance initially made up of seven (7) organizations from Ghana has grown into a network of individuals and organizations inspired and committed to ensure young people contribute to the Agenda 2030 accountability process in Africa. The secretariat is hosted by Youth Advocates Ghana (YAG) and AKO Foundation.



The Summit shall be coordinated by a Secretariat made up of representatives of youth organizations, government, UN family and partnering organizations. The Secretariat shall work hand in hand with the various committees that shall be formed to oversee the preparation and realization of the summit. Young leaders shall be invited from across Africa and beyond to serve on the various committees.

The Committees shall comprise, but not limited to:

  • Planning committee (Main committee)
  • Publicity and Media Committee
  • Registration and Logistics Committee
  • Partnership and fundraising Committee
  • Award Committee



The SDG Goal 17 states that a successful sustainable development agenda requires partnerships between governments, the private sector, civil societies; “all hands-on deck”. Additional, we believe that synergy and cooperation are essential for the success of a summit such as this, thus the 2nd African Youth SDGs Summit is open to organizations and individuals from Ghana, Africa and beyond willing to join this great cause.