Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses unemployment in SA.

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses the issue of youth and unemployment in South Africa.

Yellowwoods Investments, the National Planning Commission, the Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflections (MISTRA) and Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator jointly convened a multi-stakeholder conference to align and accelerate efforts to drive inclusive youth employment in support of the implementation of the National Development Plan (NDP).

This was a leadership convening of employers, practitioners, researchers and policy makers who came to together to identify what is working and what more is needed to accelerate sustainable pathways for young people into the economy. Nearly 300 leaders attended the conference across the private, public, labour and social sectors. Deputy President, the Honorable Cyril Ramaphosa provided an opening address (via video) and a call to action to social partners to scale up and accelerate initiatives