Danish Crown Princess Mary will attend the event on its last day.
Rabat – Morocco’s Youth Innovation Summit is set to kick off on Monday, September 30, and end on Friday, October 4. The five-day event will take place in the Moroccan capital Rabat.
The summit will focus on bringing Moroccan youth to the forefront of social innovation, sustainable development, and entrepreneurship in Morocco. More than 100 young people from Morocco will present innovative solutions to some of Morocco’s biggest social and economic challenges.
One of the most discussed problems will be youth unemployment. In 2018, the unemployment rate in Morocco was 9.8%.
The event finishes with a Youth Dialogue Festival. The festival will be public and free. It will include dialogues, presentations, debates, music performances, theater acts, and a range of other activities, all putting Moroccan youth in the spotlight.
More than 30 Moroccan organizations and businesses will take part in the summit, and more than 2,500 participants are expected to visit the event.
Denmark’s Crown Princess Mary has confirmed she will travel to Morocco to attend the Youth Innovation Summit. The princess will have a two-day visit to Morocco, starting October 3.
The Moroccan Ministry of Youth and Sports, the United Nations Development Program, and the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs organized the summit. Other partners of the event include local and international start-ups, artists, accelerator programs, and international banks.