Youth News

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Guardsman Jamaica will be hosting a Recruitment Drive for armed and unarmed male security guards on July 26, 2013 at 9 a.m. The Recruitment Drive will be hosted at the Guardsman Head Office at 2-6 Emmaville Crescent, in Kingston.


Applicants are...

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Minister of Youth and Culture, the Hon. Lisa Hanna has disclosed that among the offerings of the National Youth Service (NYS) this summer will be a programme for college graduates called the Graduate Work Experience Programme...

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

The IDB has issued a Call for Applications for the Social Innovation Development Programme. This initiative is aimed at young innovators between 18 and 33 years of age in Latin America and the Caribbean. The IDB is inviting you to nominate young persons who are implementing innovative programmes/projects that have had a positive social impact.

Eligibility Requirements

Candidates must

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Monday, July 1, 2013

United, cohesive, productive, enabling, progressive! That’s the kind of Community in which youth of the Region wish to live. Caribbean Community (CARICOM) youths took to the twittersphere on Sunday to share their views on the Community and their role in cementing regional integration.

In the first CARICOM Twitter Relay held by the CARICOM Youth Ambassador Programme (CYAP) in observance of the 40th anniversary of CARICOM, the...

Monday, July 1, 2013

The Portmore Youth Information Centre partnered with the Vantage One Marketing Consultants Ltd to host the Portmore Community Health Fair on Friday June 28th, 2013. The Portmore YIC which is located at the Edgewater round-about was the venue for the Fair. Young persons from a number of communities were in attendance, particularly youth from Bridgeport, Garvey Mead and South Borough.


Wednesday, June 26, 2013

The Bars to Go Training Institute and the National Centre for Youth Development (NCYD) will be hosting training sessions in entrepreneurship and bar supervision in Kingston and St. Andrew. We are inviting interested applicants from Kingston and St. Andrew who were NOT SELECTED for the previous trainings to visit the Head Office of the Ministry of Youth & Culture office and provide the following information:

Sunday, June 23, 2013

The Youth Entrepreneurship Project (YEP) is an initiative of Young Women/Men of Purpose (YWOP/YMOP) and is funded by the United Nations Youth Habitat Urban Youth Fund. The project is a 9 month training program in entrepreneurship delivered to 50 participants residing in Mandeville and adjoining communities. The goal of the project is to offer intensive business training to 50 unemployed applicants and to ensure that at least 50% actually...

Saturday, June 22, 2013

The Government will be investing in the training and education of animators, to ensure that the country has the requisite skills, in sufficient numbers, to meet the demand for the expertise both locally and internationally.

This was disclosed by...

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

The Minister of Youth and Culture, the Hon. Lisa Hanna, makes her contribution to the Sectoral Debate on  June 18, 2013, starting at 2p.m. Click on the play button below to watch her presentation.



Tuesday, June 18, 2013

The Courage to Do Things Differently: A Dialogue of Truth and Reconstruction in Youth and Culture - A presentation by the Hon. Lisa Hanna, Minister of Youth and Culture in the Sectoral Debate 2013, on June 18, 2013.