Africa Emerging Leaders Conference 2014 in Kenya


Deadline: September 30, 2014

Location: Nairobi, Kenya. Date: 9 – 10 October, 2014. Who is invited for the AELC? Youth aged between 16 -30 years.

The Africa Emerging Leaders Conference – AELC is an annual World Youth Alliance event that brings together youth from across Africa to interact with leaders and policy makers on current global issues through lectures and discussions. In addition, a rich display of culture is enjoyed through the sessions at the conference.

This year’s theme will focus on the “Economic Development and the Family” The Role Youth Play which resonates with the global focus on the family this being the 20th Anniversary of the International year of the family. It will enable youth to engage ideas that are of importance to young people on the continent of Africa to understand how we can contribute to a better Africa and it turn a better world in solidarity as the Emerging Leaders on the African continent!

Logistics: Lunch and snacks will be provided during the two days of the conference. All travel expenses will be borne by the participants. Guidance to the economical options available for accommodation will be communicated to participants in due course so as to enable secure and affordable days in Nairobi. WYA Africa will not finance accommodation. Payments for accommodation will be made by the participants.

Visa: Kenya allows visa waivers for many countries. Please check with the Kenya Department of Immigration HERE to confirm whether you require a Visa in addition to many other requirements for entry into Kenya. Each participant will be required to have official travel documents (passports or otherwise). Supporting letters and documents from WYA Africa will be provided for this purpose.

The conference will cost 2,500 Kenya Shillings (30 USD) per participant. This will cater for conference kits with information, food, snacks and entertainment for the two-day conference.

All interesetd applicants must fill out their details through the application form here as below before the September 30th 2014 deadline. You will be notified via email or call if you have been accepted for the conference. All applications forms can be sent via email to or through postal address: World Youth Alliance Africa, P.O.Box 24021 – 00100, Nairobi Kenya.

Download: Africa ELC Application Form.


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