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Devolution Conference – 2021

The Youth Congress champions youth issues at the 7th Annual Devolution Conference, held from 23rd to 26th November 2021 in Makueni County 

Nicodemus Sakayo, the Regional Coordinator, The Youth Congress South Eastern Kenya Economic Bloc (SEKEB) Youth League, attended the 7th devolution conference themed “Multi-Level Governance for Climate Action.” Some of the key emerging issues at the conference held in Makueni County, included;

  • Devolution has grown over time with very active county governments and services been felt at the ground levels.
  • Climate change is a present problem to Kenya and the world.
  • Launch of Financing Locally Led Climate Action Program (FLLoCA) program.

The conference opened opportunities for further engagement especially for the youth. Already, The Youth Congress Youth Leagues in South Eastern Kenya Economic Bloc (SEKEB), are in discussion with the county governments to be involved in the SEKEB development plans.