All phases of youth entrepreneurship promotion require critical attention – the development of entrepreneurship skills and the promotion of start-ups through direct support and the provision of conducive context factors. Likewise, the strengthening of human capital investment and the improvement of the economic environment are relevant for this endeavour. Relevant national and continental policies have been developed already by African Union member states to tackle the described need. The goal of the dialogue event is to collect expertise on the youth entrepreneurship promotion process from skills development to start-up promotion and to map out good practices and success factors. The overall entrepreneurship eco-system and conducive policy frameworks and financing opportunities which support youth owned start-ups to flourish shall be described and conducive policy.