Nigeria’s crackdown on fintech firms, human rights issues, the rule of law, press freedom, police brutality, the cause and challenge of youth participation in politics and governance, the future of digital trade and entrepreneurship on the continent of Africa are some of the key topical issues that will be discussed at this year’s West Africa Regional Conference, an annual regional event of African Students For Liberty.
The yearly conference brings together hundreds of students, young leaders from across the continent, featuring dozens of international speakers to discuss real-world issues and formulate free market-based solutions for them, and offering a memorable experience.
This year’s West Africa Regional Conference will be held on Saturday, September 11 at the Otunba Subomi Conference Hall of the University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
Speakers at this year’s conference include the award-winning journalist and Nigeria’s correspondent for Associated Press, Chinedu Asadu, Nigeria social entrepreneur, Abideen Olasupo, Dr. Olusola Ayoola, founder of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Nigeria (RAIN), Olumayowa Okediran, SFL’s Director of Programs, International Trade Lawyer, Linda Kavuka, Ajíbọ́lá Àdìgún, a Mandela Rhodes Scholar, Investigative journalist, Gabriel Ogunjobi are among the speakers prepared to share their knowledge to inspire participants to be better and stronger advocates.
Participants will enjoy endless networking opportunities with partner organizations, live interactive sessions with speakers and peers, interesting trivia and debate sessions; snacks and coffee in the morning and lunch meals at noon, and can also cop colourful SFL Swag, and lots more!
“It took me just a step of attending WARC to become a successful young person. My heart was opened to real networking, and was exposed to the core values of religious freedom and tolerance, free speech , social liberty”, Oyeniyi Anuoluwapo wrote on Facebook
Application and attendance to this conference is FREE and registrations can be made here
To learn more about the conference, register here and access the program of events, please visit us at https://studentsforliberty.org/africa/blog/event/west-africa-regional-conference/ and follow African Students For Liberty on Facebook and Twitter and Instagram for daily updates.
African Students For Liberty is the African arm of Students For Liberty. ASFL exists to provide support for pro-liberty students and student groups in Africa and empower the next generation of leaders in the global liberty movement. ASFL provides support for pro-liberty students and student groups across the continent, by providing them with training and resources for the advancement of liberty in Africa.
At present, ASFL boasts an expansive network of over 600 leaders in 32 countries across the African continent. ASFL’s activities help students generate the skills, momentum, and connections necessary to effectively advance the pro-liberty movement within Africa and abroad. ASFL is the largest pro-liberty organization on the continent of Africa.
For more information, visit https://studentsforliberty.org/africa/blog/event/west-africa-regional-conference/