A young Liberian, DAFI Scholar and youth Advocate, Joseph M D Johnson, along with 150 Delegates cut across African, will be attending the Pan-African Leadership Conference. The Conference is being organized in Ghana on 2nd & 6th November 2010, under the theme: “Leading The Young Generation Of African Leaders On The Path Of Africa Development,” scheduled to be held at the J.H Nketia Conference Room, Kwame Nkrumah Complex, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra - Ghana.
Johnson as an African youth worker and a General Assembly member of the GIMPA Student Representative Council (GIMPA SRC) is working closely with the organizing committee of the conference to ensure an effective participation of youth across Africa. He have engaged and is ensuring that the Youth Empowerment for Progress (YEP www.myyep.blogspot.com) and other youth bodies fully partake in the conferences.
The guest of honour is Hon. Samuel Okudjeto Ablakwa, Deputy Minister of Ministry of Information. Other speakers shall include, Prof. Kofi Anyidoho, Chair of Dr. Nkrumah Stool, Institute of African Studies; Dr. Doris Dartey, Communication Consultant, Prof. Margaret Amoakohene, Director School of Communication Studies, University of Ghana; Ben Akumba, Country Director Amicus Onlus Ghana; Dr. Bossman E. Asare, Lecturer, Political Science Department, University of Ghana; Resource persons from Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG) and W.E.B. Du Bois Center.
On the 2nd, delegates will be visiting 15 selected Embassies and High Commissions of African Countries in Ghana. The Embassies and High Commissions of African Countries shall orient the delegates on the developmental trend: Political, Social, Cultural and Economic dynamics of their home countries; and their way forward to future progress and development.
After the visit to the Embassies and High Commissions, delegates shall write speeches on the topic: “The Development Of Africa Whose Responsibility.” Among the written speeches, five will be selected and presented at the Conference (6th), after which there shall be an open debate on the topic.
To contribute to Africa’s progress and development, Johnson has urge all young leaders who have aspired as a Young Pan-Africanist to commit themselves to the success of their nation and Africa at large. A special package at the conference shall include: Awards for Best Speech Presentation, Free Financial Coaching and Counseling, Certificate of Participation, Networking with Resource persons and becoming a pioneering member of the Pan-African Youth Parliament.