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Aya Chebbi, African Youth Envoy, Nalafem Collective

Aya Chebbi on the power of youth-led movements and being the first African Union Special Envoy on Youth

Aya Chebbi is a multi award-winning Pan-African feminist. She rose to prominence as a voice for democracy and shot to global fame as a political blogger during 2010/2011 Tunisia’s Revolution. She received the 2019 Gates Foundation Campaign Award and was named in Forbes’ Africa’s 50 Most Powerful Women and New African Magazine List of 100 Most Influential …

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Aya Chebbi: “We no longer want youth to be invited to closing ceremonies but to be co-creators of the policies that shape their lives.”

Aya Chebbi is a multi award-winning Pan-African feminist. She served as the first ever African Union Special Envoy on Youth and the youngest diplomat at the African Union Commission Chairperson’s Cabinet. Over the span of the past decade, she has single-handedly transformed the youth participation space across Africa and created various online and offline platforms with a …

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Heads of State, leaders and activists take bold action to accelerate gender equality and address the consequences of Covid-19 for women and girls

Generation Equality Forum to drive major policy reforms and generate over USD 40 billion in new investments Paris, 30 June 2021 — Heads of State and Government, heads of international organizations, activists from civil society and youth-led organizations, philanthropists and CEOs of private sector companies gathered today for the opening of the Generation Equality Forum held …

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This new online tool aims to bridge the gender gap between people and governments

The Generation Equality Forum, a series of global gatherings to celebrate the progress achieved in gender equality, is currently ongoing in Paris. Meanwhile, a new online tool aims to bridge the gap between people and governments on ambitious gender equality action by 2030. The tool helps to forecast progress on gender equality or the lack …

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Aya Chebbi (second from left) on stage during the opening session of the Generation Equality Forum, held in Paris, France on June 30, 2021. (U.N. Women / Fabrice Gentile)

Generation Equality: Equal Leadership and Equitable Funding?

“We need to do something differently this time. We need to use this historic moment to do something differently. And my generation is calling for a new approach to leadership, intergenerational co-leadership because we cannot inherit systems we didn’t co-design…“ —Aya Chebbi, first-ever African Union special envoy on youth and youngest diplomat Over the course …

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How Will This Pan-African Feminist Collective Empower African Women?

Aya Chebbi is at the forefront of mapping out a new future for women in Africa. At 33 years old, the Tunisian diplomat is the first ever African Union (AU) youth envoy (she was appointed in 2018), has a degree in International Relations and was the youngest appointee at the AU during her two-year term. …

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Nalafem Collective, Aya Chebbi, Young Feminists Demand Action

Young feminists demand action ahead of UN equality summit

The Nala Feminist Collective led by Aya Chebbi, the first appointed Youth Special Envoy to the African Union, has drafted the Africa Young Women Beijing+25 Manifesto that will be presented to global leaders at the Generation Equality Forum. It’s a global gathering for gender equality convened by UN Women and co-hosted by the governments of France and Mexico …

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Nalafem Collective, Radical Futures Now with Aya Chebbi

Youth Organizing and Pan-Africian Philosophies with Aya Chebbi

Aya Chebbi discusses Pan-Africanism and Youth Organizing with us. Aya Chebbi is a diplomat, peacebuilder and activist. Aya is also a multi-award winning Pan-African feminist. Aya has transformed the youth participation space across Africa, specifically with building the Afrika Youth Movement which is one of Africa’s largest youth-led movements. SOURCE: https://www.spreaker.com/user/12462111/youth-organizing-and-pan-africian-philos

African Union Youth Envoy, Nalafem Collective

African Union Commission Chairperson’s Youth Envoy

Acting on the guidance provided by Ministers of Youth, Culture, and Sport, H.E.  Moussa Faki Mahamat, the Chairperson of the AUC, seeks to appoint the African Union Chairperson’s Special Envoy on Youth 2021 – 2023. The  AU Youth Envoy’s role is to champion youth issues in Africa, which aligns with Aspiration 6 of Agenda 2063, …

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Halcyon Incubator,Nalafem Collective Opportunities

Halcyon Incubator Fellowships

Halcyon is currently accepting applications for the 2022 Opportunity Intensive Fellowship and 2022 Africa Intensive Fellowship. Halcyon Fellowships equip early-stage social entrepreneurs with tools and relationships they need to achieve scalable, lasting impact. Halcyon’s Fellowships are free, with no fee or equity stake required. During the Halcyon Flagship Residential Fellowship, a diverse cohort of fellows …

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