IGNITE Conference 2022
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Video IGNITE 2022

The climate crisis, COVID-19 and the digital revolution are dramatically changing the jobs we have and the way we work. The IGNITE conference brought together stakeholders from across the world’s most fragile regions to discuss how the most vulnerable people – youth, refugees, women – can stay included in the global economy.

Watch the livestream of the conference on YouTube.


Hear from thought leaders, experts and youth from fragile and conflict-affected regions that are taking matters into their own hands.

Femi Oke (host)

Femi Oke is an award winning international journalist, broadcaster, professional facilitator and the co-founder of the diverse moderators...

Raouf Mazou (keynote)

Mr. Raouf Mazou took up his appointment as Assistant High Commissioner for Operations of the United Nations High...

Rowan Barnett (keynote)

Rowan Barnett leads, Google’s philanthropy, in Europe, Middle East and Africa. In his previous roles at Google,...

Birgitta Tazelaar (keynote)

Birgitta Tazelaar is the deputy Director-General for International Cooperation at the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs and has...
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Breakout sessions

  • Workshop

    How Universities can help Close the Employability Skills Gap

  • Workshop

    Going Green: Transformation and Adaptation in Emerging Economies

  • Workshop

    Inclusive Communication: Shifting Narratives

  • Workshop

    Growth Starts with Gender Inclusive Entrepreneurship

Full programme
With thanks to our partners


Check out last year's virtual event