Thursday, December 9

CONFEJES announces hybrid mega-conference for December

Conference of Youth and Sports of La Francophonie(CONFEJES) has announced that Hybrid Mega Confrence will hold sometime in December 2021.

This revelation was contained in a press release signed by the officials of CONFEJES.

The officials of the organization and African media professionals had earlier had a meeting which took place on Thursday, November 11, 2021, in Dakar Senegal.

CONFEJES will turn 52 in December, a date that the General Secretariat of the intergovernmental organization has decided to mark with a milestone in the light of the challenges facing young people from French-speaking countries spread all over the world.

CONFEJES had on November 11, 2021 also welcomed officials of the African Union of Broadcasting (AUB) as well as experienced Media Professionals for a Technical Meeting. The gathering took place at the organization’s headquarters in Dakar; an opportunity for the Secretary General, Louisette-Renée Thobi to lay the foundations for a Think Tank.

The Expert group are charged with the responsibility of developing ideas allowing the General Secretariat to promote the actions of CONFEJES so as to serve the populations to whom the organization owes its existence, while the sport component of CONFEJES is well known on the international scene, part of the public does not always master the other areas of the organization’s interventions.

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The Secretary General of the group while addressing the audience set out a three-point program, namely Governance and Strategic actions, Youth and Sport.

She said that there is an abundance of activities that young people in general, and women in particular, should take full ownership of.

CONFEJES which was created in 1969, has 43 members, including twenty in Africa.

Its mission is to implement the economic and social development actions of the member states, train executives, support youth entrepreneurship, and promote the values​ of La Francophonie and the French language, among others.

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