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The PYU is a continental body that co-ordinates National Youth Councils in Africa and Youth organisations in Africa. We have the official youth body of the African Union Commision.
The promotion of the ratification and implementation of the African Youth Charter.
To lobby governments to have national youth policies and legislative frameworks that are in tandem with African youth charter and responsive to the needs of young people in Africa.
To have young people being part of the decision making processes in their countries. Therefore the need for meaningful and visible participation of young people in all national spheres, be they economic, or socio-political.
To have young people dedicated to ensuring sustainable development, good governance, pan africanism and promoting the interests of Africa first before any other. Young people who are ready to take Africa forward, to its rightful position.
The promotion of regional and continental intergration in regards to tackling youth development, through a harmonised and strong youth voice.
Pan African Youth Union (PYU)
|Founded||1962 by Kwame Nkurumah and Julius Nyerere under the auspicies of the OAU as the Pan African Youth Movement, and was then transformed into the Pan African Youth Union in 2005|
African Youth Charter, which came into force in 2009
Africa Youth Day marked for the 1st of November on the AU calender
Promotion of positive Africa Europe Co-operation.
Decade of Youth Development in Africa 2009-2018