The YPN is a mentorship platform for young public/civil service professionals. It is composed of young public/civil service professionals (who have joined the public/civil service in the last five years and are 40 years and below). This Network is a civil/public service progression initiative to nurture the youth for the posterity of the continent.
The Network champions the youth agenda in the continent. Its main objectives are:
§ To provide and maintain a forum for Young Professionals (YPs) coming from different countries, all over Africa, to exchange ideas, share experiences and best practices in public administration and management.
§ To enhance the possibility of greater inter-generational transfer and sharing of knowledge and experience between Young Professionals and Senior delegates attending AAPAM’s annual Roundtable Conference.
§ To induct new members sponsored by AAPAM’s development partners and nurture members into dedicated, committed and resourceful members of the AAPAM Chapters.
§ To promote research and facilitate dissemination of research findings on African administrative and management problems.
§ To ensure and achieve continuity in the deliberations/actions of Young Professionals.
§ To network with other international organizations having objectives similar to the AAPAMYPN. To foster creativity and innovativeness among AAPAMYPs.
Officials of the Young Professional Network 2019-2021
Chairperson: Ms. Rita Osei
Cabinet Secretariat Office of the President Ghana
Deputy Chairperson: Mr. TumeloSelowane
Ministry of International Affairs and Cooperation
Representative West Africa: Mr. John Aloma
Senior ICT / Policy Analyst
Cabinet Secretariat Office of the President (Government of Sierra Leone)
Representative East Africa: Mr. Rajab Lukwago
Uganda Virus Research Institute
Representative Southern Africa: Mr. Maribe Mamabolo
Deputy Director Department of Public Service and Administration- South Africa (DPSA)
Secretary of the YPNEC: Ms. Naphtaly Kgomotsego
Principal Administration Officer Industrial Court - Botswana
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2. YPN forum reports