Submitted by: Anna-Lise Voort Kampala, Uganda
Meeting in Kampala with Zimbabwe’s G20 Young Global Changer
Dr Chiedza Kambasha of Zimbabwe, was the official delegate at the Commonwealth Youth Ministers Meeting recently flew the Zimbabwe flag in Uganda as a delegate heading African affairs as a G20 young global changer representing matters of interest for youth under the theme for the year ‘Resourcing Financing Youth Development and Empowering the Youth.’. Although Zimbabwe is no longer part of the Commonwealth she was representing in her capacity as a G20 Youth Ambassador for Zimbabwe.
The high-level summit, held every four years, comes as the world’s youth population reaches a record 1.8 billion people aged 15 to 29. Today the youth sector stands at a crossroads, to persuade governments to do more for their young citizens with fewer resources, and growing aspirations by young people to contribute to their societies.
Dr Chiedza Kambasha a multiple award winning entrepreneur, international strategist and consultant who worked on strategies and mechanisms to develop feasible and sustainable financing platform for youth, while assessing new tools to create greater impact through access to information on commonwealth programs and projects that benefit youth in Africa.