Commitment title:

Declaration of young Gabonese people through the national youth council

Commitment description:

● By 2030, introduce a common framework for advocacy efforts carried out by youth organizations to mobilize financial resources so as to fund the ICPD Programme of Action and consolidate gains • We are committed to advocating for young people to be involved in the implementation of government and civil society initiatives, projects and programmes by 2030, by setting up a youth participation mechanism (for example, a consultation and working group) • We are committed to advocating for school and university programmes to be job-focused in order to prepare young people for the labour market by considering training related to employability skills, internships and general skills.

Mode of engagement:
  • Programmatic action
    plaidoyers pour la mobilisation des ressources et l'investissement en faveur de l'employabilité des jeunes
Commitment to be actioned in: Gabon
Submitted from: Gabon
Submitted by
Conseil National de la Jeunesse du Gabon
Thematic area
Draw on demographic diversity to drive economic growth and achieve sustainable development
Commitment category

(8) Investing in the education, employment opportunities, health, including family planning and sexual and reproductive health services, of adolescents and youth, especially girls, so as to fully harness the promises of the demographic dividend.