Membership

Supporting our members as they grow and develop
We are all Inclusive
Our Membership cuts across the East African Community Member States and from diverse backgrounds. Members contributions and participation play an integral role in working towards the of the strengthening of the East African Community vision and mission.

Membership Options

We have developed a range of membership options that are designed to provide our members with benefits that are suited to their needs. Our members have an opportunity to network and build contacts with policy makers, political figures, media representatives, East African Youth Parliament partner organizations, academics, business leaders and governmental institutions and members of the Diplomatic Corps.

Ordinary Membership

Requirements
  • Are between the ages of 18-35;
  • Are graduates or continuing students from a recognized Academic  Institution;
  • Citizen  of any East African Community  State;
  • Cover letter ( Addressed to the President of the  East African Youth Parliament)
  • Recent Curriculum vitae;
  • Posse’s passion in fast tracking the East African Community, EAC Vision and Mission.
  • Shall pay a membership fee of $ 20 or equivalent to that to be paid annually
Associate membership
Requirements
  • Professionals from any related field ;
  • Between the ages of 18-40;
  • Shall pay a membership fee of $ 25 or equivalent to that to be paid annually ;
  • Citizens of any East African Community Member State;
  • Interested in youth empowerment programmes.
  • Shall pay a membership fee of $ 30 or equivalent to that to be paid annually

Affiliate Membership

Requirements

  • Shall entail youth organizations/ associations
  • Shall pay a membership fee of $50 or equivalent to that to be paid annually

Honorary Membership

These include;

  • Governors, Members of Parliament, Speakers, Policy makers, Members of County Assembly and leaders from any of the East African Community member State ;
  • Junior, Senior and retired Diplomats from any of the East African Community Member State who are pro mentorship;
  • Prominent and experienced individuals from any field of work interested in East Africa Youth Empowerment.
  • Shall pay a membership fee of $ 150 or equivalent to that to be paid annually

Corporate Membership

Corporate partners are supporters of one of the East Africa Youth Parliament programmes (stake holders) where they contribute financially or/and through in kind sponsorship and mentorship in the delivery of the programmes.

These programmes serves in deepening the understanding of the different actors and factors involved in Youth Empowerment in different parts of the world but also as a platform for sharing knowledge and exchanging insights and analysis.

Shall pay a membership fee of $ 5000 or equivalent to that to be paid annually.

Membership Benefits

  • High leveled networking opportunities;
  • Awards and recognition of initiatives inform of certificates ;
  • Integration of education with practical work;
  • Increased Professionalism and Career development;
  • Access to resources opportunities;
  • Involvement in Capacity building programmes;
  • Participation in research, documentation and publication programmes;
  • Free Participation in any Conferences and Forums organized by the East Africa Youth Parliament;
  • Access to partners affiliated to the East Africa Youth Parliament;
  • Free Access to relevant documentations ;
  • Access to local, regional and international discussion groups matters affecting the Youth and World at large;
  • Can be nominated to serve as an East Arica Youth Parliament County Representative;
  • Can vie for any vacant position in the East African Youth Parliament;
  • Can vote in times of elections in the East African Youth Parliament.
  • High leveled networking opportunities;
  • Awards and recognition of initiatives inform of certificates ;
  • Integration of education with practical work;
  • Increased Professionalism and Career development;
  • Access to resources opportunities;
  • Involvement in Capacity building programmes;
  • Access to partners affiliated to the East African Youth Parliament;
  • Free Access to relevant documentations ;
  • Access to local, regional and international discussion groups matters affecting the Youth and World at large;
  • Right to seek relevant information and relevant documents of the Organisation.
  • Upon obtaining signatures of at least two thirds of the registered members, an Associate member may petition the Secretary General to call the Annual General Meeting.
  • Support the mission, vision and activities of the Organisation;
  • Right to take part in all legal , valid and legitimate activities organised by the Organisation;
  • Support the leaders of the Organisation and representatives of respective institutions;
  • Receive a certificate of membership;
  • Can vie for the position of President of the East African Youth Parliament
  • Can serve as Pro-Patron
  • Free advertisement of your products and services on our website;
  • Free exhibition during Conferences and Forums organized by the East Africa Youth Parliament;
  • Access to research and Documentations prepared from events sponsored.
  • Mentoring youths from the East African Community;
  • Leaving a legacy by nurturing an individual or individuals;
  • Access to researches done by the East Africa Youth Parliament;
  • Free participation to Conferences and Forums Organized by the East Africa Youth Parliament;
  • Leading Capacity Building programmes.

EAST AFRICA YOUTH PARLIAMENT

Identifying, debating and lobbying for issues involving the youth, in the context of development and also of the common identity of the EAC.