Cabinet Approves Final Draft of Youth Policy

Date Published: 
Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Speaking at a post-Cabinet press briefing at Jamaica House on October 4, Portfolio Minister, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, said the policy establishes a framework within which youth can be supported to pursue and achieve their goals.

The Minister added that it outlines and explores areas for action, and indicates six priority areas – education and training, health and well-being, employment and entrepreneurship, youth participation, social inclusion and reintegration, and institutional and youth sector arrangements.