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Fostering a Sustainable Future for Sudan: The Importance of Youth Engagement

5 December 2015 - 12:00pm to 3:30pm

Corinthia Hotel, Nile Road, Khartoum, Sudan


Speakers include:

Dr Abdel-Rahman al-Sadig al-Mahdi, Presidential Adviser, Government of Sudan
Dr Ghazi Salahuddin Atabani, President, Reform Now Movement
Kamal Omer Abdel-Salam, Political Secretary, Popular Congress Party
Mohamed Abdelsalam Babiker, Associate Professor, International Law; Director, Human Rights Centre, University of Khartoum
HE Haider Galakumah, Minister for Youth and Sport, Government of Sudan
Sami Salah, Youth Leader
Faisal Mohamed Salih, Editor and Director, Tayba Press

Chair: Ahmed Soliman, Research Associate, Chatham House



There has been intense debate on the future of Sudan before and after the 2015 elections. Political will is necessary in order to achieve lasting peace and reconciliation. The broad-based participation of Sudanese society is also required, including the buy-in of younger generations and future leaders.

At this roundtable, speakers will discuss the future of Sudan and the possibilities for an inclusive approach that engages youth in political dialogue.

Attendance at this event is by invitation only. Please note that the location of this event is Khartoum, Sudan. All times are local.

This event is organized in cooperation with the British Council’s Horn of Africa Leadership and Learning for Action (HOLLA) project.