WWF Africa participated in a three-day Youth Pre-APAC Congress from July 15-17, that brought together youth from across the continent. The Pre-congress gave the youth an opportunity to share their ideas to improve protected areas management.
At the event, five youth leaders from the Top100 initiative, drawn from Madagascar and Rwanda discussed their partnerships with WWF and other conservation organizations.
Alice Nchare, WWF Youth Lead of the Africa Hub made a presentation on “The implication of youth in supporting the Protected Areas and Climate Change Agenda in Africa."
Other speakers at the three-day event included Laurent Some, Head of Policy and Partnership at WWF-Africa Region, Alice Estelle, WWF Africa Climate Change Adaptation Technical Assistant,and Hon Rosemary Mbabazi, Rwanda Cabinet Minister for Youth and Culture.