Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa Young Leaders Forum 2017 – Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Application Deadline: October 27th 2017

Young Leaders Forum (YLF) is an annual program for learning and networking, dialogue and capacity building sessions for youth between the age of 18-35 years, from social enterprises, business start-ups, civil society, international organizations and public institutions. Convened for the first time in 2016 by the Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa (OSIEA), The 2017 Young Leaders Forum will be held from November 15-17, 2017 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, inviting young leaders from across Africa.

OSIEA is a part of the global Open Society Foundations network. Founded in 2005, OSIEA plays an active role in encouraging open, informed dialogue about issues of public importance. We support individuals and groups to participate in matters that affect them in order to demand fair treatment, delivery of services and accountability from their leaders and institutions.
  • There are no fees to attend the forum.
  • Organizers will also provide limited support for meals and accommodation for participants from outside Dar es Salaam.
  • Participants are however expected to cover their travel costs to and from the conference.
  • Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis up to October 27, 2017 hence you are encouraged to apply as earlier as possible. Should you need to get in touch with the organizers write to us at

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the OSIEA Young Leaders Forum 2017



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