Head of Impact and Strategy
Elvis ADJAHOUNGBA is a young jurist who advocates for the inclusion and active participation of youth in Sustainable Development and in Africa’s integration. He chooses to challenge helping Individuals, Businesses and Organizations to improve the performance of their actions and activities and make the necessary changes to succeed and impact their communities.
With various organizations like UNICEF, World Organization Against Torture, African Union, International Labour Organization, ACSAC he worked on several themes, including children right, forced marriage, juvenile justice, youth employment, governance and sustainable development. His actions impacted tens of thousands young people and children in West Africa. Since 2018 he established the “Youth and Sustainable Development Forum” which brought together over 300 young leaders and young researchers from Africa and the World to find multisectoral and multidimensional approaches and solutions to achieve sustainable development.
Elvis is currently the Youth Program Manager of the African Center for Solidarity and mutual Aid between the Communities (CASEC|ACSAC) and Researcher in the Global Evaluation Team of the UNESCO Youth As Researcher (YAR) program. He actively participates in the Youth Working Group of CIVICUS World Alliance for Citizen Participation and the United Nations Major Group for Children and Youth.
As one of the 2020 Opportunities Hub 100 Most Influential Young People supported by UNIDO and HP Life, Elvis has been awarded with the prestigious African Presidential Leadership Program under the auspice of the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt and represent his country in the first ever We Have A Dream Book : 201 countries 201 dreams.
He holds a Master’s degree in International Law and International Organization from the Doctoral School of Legal, Administrative and Political Sciences, a Master’s degree in Legal Science from the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences and a Bachelor’s degree in Diplomacy and International Relations from the National School of Administration and Magistracy.