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
DDP's Dr. Paul, Kariuki, Sphamandla Mhlongo with delegates and partners (including Dr. Masuku, Dr. Hlongwane from the IEC, as well as Letlhogonolo Letshele from My Vote Counts) at the 4th Annual political summit.