The theme of International Youth Day 2020 being, “Youth Engagement for Global Action” seeks to highlight the ways in which the engagement of young people at the local, national and global levels is enriching national and multilateral institutions and processes, as well as draw lessons on how their representation and engagement in formal institutional politics can be significantly enhanced.
As a UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador, I am a passionate advocate for youth development as well. I love to have young people around me, mentoring and imparting my knowledge as well as sharing my experiences with them. I believe we all have a role to play in shaping the values and principles of the younger generation.
As such, I spent some time with some young people where we had a relaxed yet impactful conversation with some young people because I believe in investing in youth development. Young people matter to the future we are trying to build as Ghanaians or Africans in general so time spent with them is worth doing.
Check out a sneak peek of my time with them.