Videos and Messages from the Conference

What is the conference about?

Click to read conference concept note

What is the programme of the conference?

Click to access conference programme.

Who are the speakers at the conference?

Please click here to view list of speakers and profiles.

Where and when is the conference?

7 and 8 November 2016 at the United Nations Conference Center (UNCC) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

What time does the conference start and end?

The conference begins at 9:00AM and ends at 6:00PM on 7 and 8 November 2016.

Who can attend this conference?

The Conference is to be attended by: African Heads of State and Government; civic, religious and traditional leaders from across the region; leading African and international authorities on children and human rights; the chairs and members of the UN and African committees on the rights of children; government officials; CSOs; academic institutions; INGOs; the media; and children and youth groups.

I have a question that hasn't been addressed, who can I contact at ACPF?

Eskedar Beyene
Senior Operations Officer
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Cell phone: 251-911-689-712 Office Tel. 251-11- 662 81 92/96/97/99

How do I register for the conference?

All participants as well as resource persons must be registered online at

Participants are required to register and have their identification badges prior to the opening of the conference on November 7, 2016 from 8:00a.m. Once you complete your registration, an automatic confirmation letter will be sent to you to notify you of the successful registration. Then ACPF will email an official letter for visa processing to the relevant Ethiopian Embassy or Consulate. Kindly also carry your invitation letter and personal identification for onsite accreditation. You may collect your badge from the United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC) using the back entrance, at the delegates’ registration building. For identification and security reasons, identification badges should be worn by all participants at all times during the conference and at official social functions.

Are there any sponsorship opportunities?

Participants are expected to cover their conference participation expenses by themselves.

When is the deadline for registration?

20 October 2016.