A Youth 3D Panel Discussion: "Youth and Security in Africa"

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

Please join us for our Youth 3D (Demographics, Dynamics, and Development) event series, which examines the impact of the world's largest generation of young people on politics, economics, social development, and security worldwide.

This session will explore the ways in which insecurity and violent movements affect African youth, and youth-led solutions to these African challenges.


Vandalark Patricks 
National Director, Students United for Reconstruction and Education-Liberia (SURE-Liberia)

Marc Sommers 
Author of the new book The Outcast Majority: War, Development, and Youth in Africa

Jennifer Cooke 
Director, CSIS Africa Program

Matthew Breman 
Africa Regional Director, International Youth Foundation

Moderated by:

Ritu Sharma 
Senior Visiting Fellow, CSIS/IYF Youth, Prosperity, and Security Initiative

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