Youth & SSE Pre-Forum
May 1 to 2, 2023

A look back at the Youth & SSE Pre-Forum

Read the report on the two days of the Youth & SSE Pre-Forum, held on Monday 1 and Tuesday 2 May 2023 in Dakar, in the Forum Proceedings! Read the co-organisers’ editorial, the programme of sessions and activities, and the Call of the Youth !

The Youth & SSE Pre-Forum on video

Collective and sustainable entrepreneurship for the territories: the answers to the inclusion of young people from here and elsewhere.

The Consortium Jeunesse Sénégal (CJS) has been selected by the Network of Actors and Territorial Communities for SSE (RACTES) and the city of Dakar to organize the Pre-Forum jeun’ESS on May 1 to 2, 2023, to ensure the participation, involvement and enhancement of youth in the whole device of the Dakar World Forum GSEF Dakar 2023.

The SJC is an association of young social innovators, entrepreneurs, investors, policy makers, and researchers among others. Its key allies include public institutions, international partners, CSOs, and private actors committed to supporting youth empowerment in Senegal.


Youth & SSE Pre-Forum :

50 to 100 inspiring actors (speakers, entrepreneurs, lecturers, innovators,...)

from Africa and the whole world: entrepreneurs, companies, investors, schools, research and training centers, universities and solution providers

Representatives from over 20 countries

Canada, South Korea, West Africa, Australia, Tunisia

More than 10 self-organized workshops + panels with 20 world-renowned speakers

+2000 participants

desired on site for 2 days and 30,000 people online in 30 countries minimum

A team of 100 volunteers

to welcome you and make your SSE experience unique in the country of "Teranga".

Two great evenings

and artistic performances with renowned young artists

30 stockings

present to cover the event

An advocacy project (the call of the youth)

To support our legislation for the development of the social and solidarity economy

Objectives of the Youth & SSE Pre-Forum :

The Youth & SSE Pre-Forum is being organised with and for young people on Dakar’s Corniche Ouest, bringing together initiatives and young people from several cities around the world.

A village dedicated to the 17 The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals will promote the innovative and inspiring projects of young people in the SSE and encourage the dissemination of their entrepreneurial know-how.

If you are a young person or if you have a solution for young people, if your project contributes to one or more of the SDGs, apply to exhibit your solution at the SDG Village before February 28 at this link:

The program consists of inspiring presentations, experience sharing workshops and opportunity fairs: employment, entrepreneurship, research, social innovation, solidarity economy…

Persons to contact

Sobel Aziz NGOM

Executive Director CJS


Secretary General CJS

To be a partner of the Jeun'ESS Pre-Forum: