UGANDAN YOUTH MEET HEAD OF EUROPEAN UNION DELEGATION IN UGANDA
YAFU staff and representatives of youth serving, led organizations and enterprises meet the Head of European Delegation in Uganda, H.E Ambassador Kristian Schmidt at his office in Kampala on 19th May 2016. In this meeting the Ambassador welcomed the young Ugandans who he told that it is high time leaders listened to their voices and also support their ideas.
It is in this meeting that young people delivered a gift of a customized hand drawn portrait for Ambassador Kristian in appreciation for the EU achievements in supporting in Uganda’s development under his leadership, investing in Road infrastructure is an indirect investment to us the young people because we will use these roads to access market for our goods in next 10-25 years- said Mr. Akampa, (Team leader).
An invite to the 4th Annual National Youth Skills Development Expo 2016, October 28th. As a Keynote Speaker on role of International Development Partners in achieving Sustainable livelihoods and goals in Uganda. he appreciated the work of these young people and reechoed how European Union will prioritize investing more into youth programmes as well engage the Government of Uganda on job creation.
As European Union we have invested in Transport infrastructure, Good Governance and Food Security and Agriculture, these have been our three thematic areas of funding. We pledge to directly consider youth as well. Emphasized Ambassador Kristian.