Southern Africa Youth Forum

The Southern Africa Youth Forum (SAYoF) is a regional development platform for youth in the SADC region and works with SADC Secretariat and youth representative in the SADC-CNGO. SAYoF contributes to more sustainable and effective youth participation in SADC Region, based on principles of youth primacy, inclusion and equity as defined in the Youth Development Model. Its aim is to have sustainable transformation and participation of young people in regional and national processes. SAYoF is the official convener of the SADC Youth Forum and SADC Youth Parliament.

Focus Areas

Governance, Peace & Security

Disability Advocacy 

Pan-Africanism, Arts, Culture & Heritage

Education, Science, & Technology

Environment & Climate Change

Media, Advocacy & Communication

Business, Innovation & Entrepreneurship


Gender and Young Women Development

country: Zimbabwe & Botswana

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