Photos from the Africa-Canada Youth Symposium for Leadership and Development

Coady International Institute at St. Francis Xavier University
Antigonish, Nova Scotia

July 24-27, 2003

 

Pictured here are the Honorable Supreme Court Justice Louise Arbour and Andrew Greene, I*EARN SL coordinator, at the Immaculata Auditorium, StFX University.

A Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada and former UN Chief Prosecutor for the International Criminal Tribunals in Yugoslavia and Rwanda, Madam Arbour was a keynote speaker at the ACYS.

Mr. Greene cherished the opportunity to listen to Madam Arbour's words as she spoke on the role of youth leaders in addressing global issues such as peacebuilding. She also spoke about the way forward with regards the current International Criminal Tribunals in Sierra Leone.

Andrew Benson Greene, Jr., National Coordinator for I*EARN Sierra Leone, is pictured here with Madam Mary Coyle, University Vice -President & Director of the Coady International Institute, St. Francis Xavier University.

The institute brought together 70 African and Canadian youth leaders to share ideas. Here, several participants engage in one of the many workshops geared towards youth-friendly strategies for leadership.

Thanks to ACYS' many sponsors, I*EARN's Andrew Greene and other program coordinators were able to attend this valuable symposium and share ideas with each other in true collaborative style.

The Coady International Institute is located at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. It was named after Moses Coady, the priest professor who led lead the Antigonish Movement, a local social movement for economic justice.

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