Embassy Welcomes National Youth Forum Participants from Lac Region

Deputy Chief of Mission Chahrazed Sioud and USAID’s Office of Transitions Initiative (OTI) Acting Country Representative Lisa Bower met with ten young men and women representing organizations and towns located around the Lac Region on September 12. These young community leaders, in N’Djamena to attend the National Youth Forum, shared many of the challenges they and their communities are facing and their ongoing efforts to improve their situation.

The U.S. Government, through USAID/OTI, operates a number of projects in the Lac Region that provide vulnerable youth in the Lac Region with alternatives to violent extremism and strengthens vulnerable communities.