Born and raised in Ivory Coast, Koffi Mickael YAMEOGO holds a Masters degree in Geography. He is a passionate youth advocate, promoting youth involvement in development efforts. His main interests include good governance, education and the issue of access to water and sanitation that has become a passion for him in recent years. Thus, he was the Deputy Regional Representative to the World Youth Parliament for Water for Africa, from 2012 to 2015. Currently, he chairs the local youth organization “Active Youth for Sustainable development”