Africa has the fastest-growing population in the world. Over 50% of people living in Africa are under the age of 26. At the same time, the quality of life on the African continent is one of the lowest in the world. How could Russia contribute to endeavours aiming to make life better for the people of Africa, especially its young people? What can be done to galvanize partnerships between educational institutions in Russia and Africa and increase the number of highly qualified Russian volunteers on the continent? How can library services be expanded and access to information be improved for young people living in African countries? What needs to be done to raise international awareness of African heritage? How can young people be involved and cooperation be strengthened in protecting this heritage at the local, regional, and global levels?