Opportunity - March 31, 2020

APPLY | The African Youth Charter Hustlers Initiative

Deadline: April 20, 2020

The African Union Office of the Youth Envoy (OYE), this week, launched the African Youth Charter Hustlers initiative. 


It is a youth-led Pan-African accountability movement, to engage African youths in continental, regional and country-level advocacy for the reform of service delivery architecture across the continent as well as ratification and implementation of the African Youth Charter (AYC), amongst other progressive youth policies. The initiative will engage two Hustlers per country, young male and female over a period of two years to lead continental, regional and national advocacy and accountability for the ratification and implementation of the African Youth Charter including progressive youth policies, youth funds and youth inclusion as well as the institution of effective monitoring and reporting mechanisms.  

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, we remain committed to advocating for the contribution and central role of young people to reform our institutions and transform our systems to work for our generation. Article 17 of the African Youth Charter on Health, guarantees the right of African youth to enjoy the best attainable state of physical, mental and spiritual health and institution of programmes to address health pandemics in Africa.


To apply you must:

Be national of the 55-member states of the African Union

Be aged 18-33 years old (as of 21 April 2020)

Have demonstrated advocacy results and impact in their work

Be committed to hustle for the Charter

Apply here: https://auyouthenvoy.org/aych/  

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