The Dakar 2026 Youth Olympic Games Organising Committee is organising the 4th Youth Olympic taking place in Dakar – Senegal, the first one organised in Africa.            
The vision of Dakar 2026 reflects the choice to build on the Youth Olympic Games as a catalyst for the transformation of Senegal and the African continent, both economically and socially through the mobilisation of young people. Its impact will also help to better establish the Olympic values, support the emergence of Senegal and inspire the transformation of Africa.

Dakar 2026 notably aims to capitalise on the Games as a catalyst forcapacity-building forthe youth and for the developmentofsport in Senegal and Africa.