Youth Development, Reintegration, Reconciliation and Rehabilitation in Post-conflict West Africa: A framework for Sierra Leone, Liberia and Cote d’Ivoire

Between 1990 and 2006 alone there have been several conflicts (intra and inter) across Africa. In Rwanda, DR Congo, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Cote d’Ivoire, Guinea, Somalia, Uganda, Angola; Africa and Africans have been victims time and time again to these crises. Proactive strategies need to be taken on all fronts to ensure that both the immediate and root problems of these crises are effectively addressed. The key factors identifiable remain: corruption, poverty, high levels of unemployment, weak educational systems, unemployment and abject poverty. Important strategies to create jobs, reduce poverty and strengthen the educational systems should form the key goals to reconciliation, reintegration and rehabilitation in post conflict Africa. 

Published 2018-07-27