Lead Magis+ Africa Youth Conference
The recently launched Lead Magis+ Africa Conference took place from 12th to 14th October at the Centre Christus in Kigali. It followed straight after Youth Connect Conference successfully hosted by the Rwandan Government and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Kigali from 9th and 10th October 2019. Youth Connect brought together close to 10,000 young people from all over Africa who included the 101 Lead Magis youth delegates.
Lead Magis+ Africa Conference is an initiative of the Jesuit Justice and Ecology Network of Africa (JENA) in collaboration with Oxfam Rwanda happening from 12 to 14 October 2019. The conference is a response to the invitation of the four Universal Apostolic Preferences (UAPs), 2019 to 2029, specifically the fourth preference which focuses on the accompaniment of the Youth to a hope-filled future.
Running under the theme “What must change inside the mind of a young person or an adult to accomplish innovation in the outside world?” the conference has brought together 101 participants from 15 countries at the Center Christus in Kigali.