Ms. Aya Chebbi

African Union Youth Envoy

Ms. Aya Chebbi, an award-winning Pan-African feminist. She is the first ever African Union Special Envoy on Youth and the youngest diplomat at the African Union Commission Chairperson’s Cabinet. She rose to prominence as a voice for democracy and shot to global fame as a political blogger during 2010/2011 Tunisia’s Revolution. She recently received 2019 Gates Foundation Campaign Award and was named in Forbes’ 50 Africa’s 50 Most Powerful Women.

She was recognized in 2018 Apolitical World’s 100 Most Influential Young People in Government and 2016 among 100 Most Influential Young Africans in the World. She received multiple awards including 2018 Young Talent of the year by UNLEASH Festival, 2017 Pan-African Humanitarian Award by Pahawards and 2016 Inspirational Woman of the Year by Women4Africa Awards.

12.00 - 01.00 PM Discussion

Monday 23rd Nov

Meeting with our Youth Envoy

This session aims to have an open dialogue with our AU Youth Envoy regarding her vision and action plan, as well as creating a dialogue between the AU Youth Envoy, Minister of Youth of Tchad and the participants.