DDP in partnership with the Mail and Guardian hosted a Webinar to unpack Youths’ political participation and access to opportunities for socio-economic development which remains an important call in Africa. The webinar was facilitated by DDP Senior programs Officer Sphamandla Mhlongo.
The objectives of this webinar were to:
Unpack the impediments faced by young people in participating in political spaces – Understand the role of young people as economic actors
Engage around the current legislative framework in regard to youth eligibility for political office
Engage in the role of political parties, business, and civil society in promoting capable, young people into positions of leadership
Understand the importance of getting the communication right
Rise Mzansi KZN Convener, Nonkululeko Hlongwane-Mhlongo, IFP President VF Hlabisa, DDP's Partner Liaison and Development Officer Mbalenhle Mkhize and Executive Director Dr. Paul Kariuki at the DDP Civic Education Conference.