The youth of Africa is its strength. Youth employment is at the heart of French and African priorities.

Companies are the solution to respond to future challenges of the country. They offer work, training, skills, values, and goals. They create perceptible wealth and sustainable jobs for men and women. They are also a driving force for integration and development, which is an important factor in social stability and protection against insecurity.

To create wealth and share values, we need companies. To create, resume or expand companies, we need entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurship is a development vector, a creator of values and a development leverage for ours countries”

Pierre Gattaz, President of MEDEF

 ”Investing together to develop win-win solutions for Employers and Youth”

Jacqueline Mugo, Secretary General of Business Africa, Executive Director of the Federation of Kenya Employers

 “Youth is the future. Africa has the youngest population in the world. This is a tremendous advantages through education and new technologies. To listen to this youth, to understand their aspirations, to trust them, is a historical imperative for world stability”.

Abdoullah Coulibaly, President of CNOSAF, President of the Bamako Forum Foundation