The Réseau International des Jeunes Leaders Francophones, RIJLF, held its first official debate dinner at the organizations headquarters in Canada. In all, a total of 15 participants honored the invitation of the founding president, Mélina Seymour, who welcomed the guest and explained the circumstances in which RIJLF was created as well as its objectives.
Other members of the executive bureau who took part in this meeting included Hermance Boly, Demba Baldé with Guelmbaye Ngarsandjé acting as the MC for the day.
The main topic of the debate dinner was immigration. Guelmbaye presented some statistics of immigration in the world, Canada as well as Quebec. One of the guest of honor, Mme Rebecca Dubé, an authorized Canadian Immigration Consultant gave an overview of immigration programs in Canada and also the available opportunities that can be gotten.
Participants in the debate dinner included students, entrepreneurs and other remarkable persons. This debate that was prepared only within 5 days was a great success.
Members of the Réseau International des Jeunes Leaders Francophones, RIJLF met in Ouagadougou on November 7, 2017 with aim to officially launch the Burkina Faso national branch. Those in Mauritania also officially joined the network on November 11, 2017 in Nouakchott.
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