About The Event

The Saudi African Youth Forum 2023 is set to be a groundbreaking event, fostering robust cooperation between Saudi Arabia and African countries. With its aim to exchange expertise and knowledge across diverse fields such as science, education, technology, economy, culture, and art, the forum will serve as a catalyst for strengthening bilateral relations and driving transformative change.

Taking place in the vibrant and innovative City Hub within the
Mohammed bin Salman non-profit city in Riyadh, this event will mark a significant milestone in shaping the future of Saudi-African collaboration.

Event Narrative & Objectives

  • Creating a warm welcome for both Saudi Arabia and the broader African nation.
  • Strengthening collaboration between the two lands across various sectors by showcasing and celebrating- the integration and harmony between both lands in different areas.
  • Defining the ways in which both nations can contribute to one another, during & post the forum.

Saudi African Youth Forum (SAYF) Stage

  • Engaging presentations and talks by 25+ Saudi and African expert speakers, driving insightful discussions on diverse topics on a wide range of topics, including culture and arts, entrepreneurship, social development, and youth health and wellbeing.


  • Interactive sessions where participants can gain hands-on experience, learn new skills, and collaborate with peers.

Unique Activations

  • Innovative and immersive experiences designed to captivate and entertain attendees, adding a distinctive flair to the event.

Engagement and networking

  • Fun and networking opportunities coupled with a delightful selection of refreshments to enhance the overall event experience.


Registration will be closed on November 5. 

Event Agenda
5:00 - 6:00 PM
60 Minutes
Arrival and Registrations
6:00 - 6:05 PM
5 Minutes
Opening Remarks
6:05 - 6:15 PM
10 Minutes
Opening Show
6:15 - 6:25 PM
10 Minutes
Saudi Youth Leaders Making Waves Worldwide
The speaker will explore the dynamic landscape of Saudi youth leadership, both at the local and global levels.
6:25 - 6:35
10 Minutes
Shaping the Future: African and Saudi Arabian Youth as Architects of Social Development
The speaker will delve into the critical significance of fostering meaningful youth engagement in social development programs, while shining a spotlight on the vital role that African and Saudi Arabian youth play in driving and shaping social development initiatives.
6:35 - 7:05 PM
30 minutes
From Sand Dunes to Savannas: Navigating the Entrepreneurial Landscapes of Saudi Arabia and Africa
This session will explore the challenges and triumphs of launching and scaling businesses in the vibrant regions of Saudi Arabia and Africa.
7:05 - 7:35 PM
30 minutes
African Legacy, Saudi Heritage: Culture & Arts as Catalysts for Positive Change
This session will explore the dynamic role of Arts and Culture in driving positive change across the vibrant landscapes of Saudi Arabia and Africa.
7:35 - 7:40 PM
5 Minutes
Entertainment Break
7:40 - 8:10 PM
30 minutes
From Challenges to Opportunities: Saudi and African Youth Empowerment through Social Development
The session will explore the transformative potential of innovative social development initiatives in Saudi Arabia and Africa.
8:10 - 8:35 PM
35 Minutes
From Resilience to Strength: Nurturing Physical and Mental Health in African and Saudi Youth
The session will explore the vital connection between physical well-being and mental health in the context of African and Saudi young individuals.
7:35 - 7:40 PM
5 Minutes
Entertainment Break
08:35 - 08:40 PM
5 Minutes
Closing Show
6:30 to 8:00 PM
90 minutes
First Workshop
Participants will learn to make strategic decisions, solve real-world problems, and work as a team.
6:30 - 8:30 PM
120 minutes
Second Workshop
A creative and collaborative experience that brings together art enthusiasts, cultural explorers, and individuals passionate about Saudi and African cultures.
6:30 - 7:30 PM
60 minutes
Third Workshop
This workshop includes sharing success stories, envisioning positive community changes, setting action steps.
Event Location
Frequently Asked Questions

Registration will be closed on November 5. 

An event fostering cooperation between Saudi Arabia and African countries across diverse fields.

November 9, 2023, at City Hub in Riyadh, KSA.

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

Strengthen collaboration between Saudi Arabia and African nations in various sectors.

No, the event is free.

Through the registration form on this page.

Keynotes, discussions, and workshops for knowledge exchange.

Yes, including science, education, tech, economy, culture, and art.

Yes, there will be refreshments and food options for attendees.

Yes, attendees are encouraged to adhere to modest and respectful dress standards. Business casual attire, such as modest and loose-fitting clothing, is recommended.

Yes, parking facilities will be available.

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