Frequently Asked Questions
The National Youth Conference #NYCon21 will take place at Youth Village, The Velodrome, National Stadium, Abuja.
The conference is FREE to all delegates and attendees.
Registration has opened already. Virtual participants may register online by clicking here: https://bit.ly/nycon2021
The Theme of the Conference is *Energizing the Youth for Development: Inclusiveness, Governance, Security & Employment.
There are 5 Thematic Areas:
a. Politics & Governance
b. Education & Youth Development
c. Peace, Unity & Security
d. Innovation & Technology
e. Soft Power of Sports, Entertainment & Creatives
A mix of youth and experience cuts across the Resource Persons and Panelists for the Conference
Over 20 Sessions will be held and ALL the sessions will be available virtually. Participants can attend as many sessions as they like and contribute by sending in their comments and suggestions.
370 Youth will be selected to attend the event physically as delegates. They are composed of both genders, across diverse educational and professional backgrounds, include persons with disabilities as well as business owners
Each State and the FCT is expected to nominate and send 10 delegates to the Conference
In line with COVID-19 protocols, a limited number of interested participants, who are residents of Abuja and environs, will be allowed to attend the conference physically. A few participants will also come from selected Youth Groups in the country
All safety protocols will be implemented to ensure a safe and fruitful event.
Traditional wear is encouraged but not mandatory. Delegates, participants and resource persons are encouraged to dress smart casual, in keeping with the intent to create a comfortable atmosphere for engagement
The Youth Village is a temporary setup around The Velodrome designed to encourage healthy conversations and promote unity amongst all attendees. It is a collection of marquees where guests can relax, participate in job fares and exhibitions while interacting with leading corporations.