The African Diaspora Youth Forum in Europe (ADYFE) is a platform of nearly 110 youth organizations of the African Diaspora present in 31 countries of the Council of Europe. One of ADYFE’s main purpose is Peace and Development in all its forms. We aim to achieve this through the 3 pillars of action: Entrepreneurship, Employability, and Civic Engagement.
We connect all local and diaspora players of the African innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem.Accelerated Africa Hub enable entrepreneurs; investors; policy makers to network; discover; connect and learn from each other.
Career Expo aims to be an inclusive and global event, offering training and booths where exhibitors / companies promote their vacancies, the job fair provide a platform for discussion, networking and exchange of information and opportunities.
Boost a more diverse political representation by allowing young Europeans, of foreign origin, to become more involved using non-formal education in the form of training or video capsule, developing regular interaction with local and european representative through citizens tables or web.tv
ADYFE has been since 2014, one of the main interlocutors consulted on policies and high-level exchanges relating to the youth as a whole, and particularly, youth from the African Diaspora to the European Union and the African Union and their various institutions as well as many UN agencies.
Present in 41 countries of the Council of Europe
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ADYFE’s annual Accelerated Africa Conference was Integrated into the High-level Forum Africa-Europe hosted by the Chancellor of Austria, Sebastian Kurz, and the President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame. On the 17th of December 2018, together with ONUDI, ADYFE gathered 240 participants representing 43 countries from Europe and Africa.See more events
Diaspora Innovation Days in Africa (DIDA) is meant to enhance technology and know-how transfer from the diaspora towards the continent, and to create a space for providing entrepreneurs with valuable technological content and diaspora-based innovations that is highly sought after by continental SMEs. It is about lifting the critical role of the diaspora by providing a platform for different stakeholders like aspiring and established entrepreneurs in all sectors to connect and engage through partnership-building, while promoting joint-venture activities.Read More
L’idée d’un tel forum est essentielle. Pour former des recommandations et actions concrètes.
Am EU-Afrika Forum #africaeurope2018 am 18.12 nehmen neben vielen Regierungschefs auch fast 1000 Unternehmen teil. Besonders freut mich d Zusammenarbeit mit @forum_ADYFE, d groBen Forum afrikanischer Diaspora Unternehmer in Europa, d kreative Start-Ups nach Wien bringen werden.
Anywhere you are, you need to take part in the forum, it is beneficial and informative.
Interesting to see the level of expertise, this is a very active Forum. We should work closely with the diaspora and Diaspora has a unique inside in the EU and African culture.
C’est un lieu pour trouver des partenaires valable et accélérer les relations ; c’est une plaform gigantesque de gens c’est une occasion en or.
A place where a politician can directly exchange with entrepreneurs and vice versa. An event, in which the human connection aspect is phenomenal. The network I made, I cannot put a number on it. It is a place where you gain knowledge and connection.