Youth News

Monday, May 20, 2013

The Government of Jamaica, in collaboration with the World Bank and the Canadian High Commission is launching "Kingstoon - Animating Jamaican Creativity" - a 2-day Animation Conference and Film Festival to be held from June 20-21, 2013 at the UWI Mona Visitors' Lodge & Conference Centre.
 

The festival will see the participation of international industry leaders, Jamaican animation companies and...

Sunday, May 19, 2013

Governor-General His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen on Wednesday May 15 launched a Summer of Service (SOS) competition under the umbrella of his ‘I Believe' Initiative (IBI) with the aim of increasing the spirit of volunteerism in youth, while offering them an opportunity to pursue their academic goals. The competition which will run from June 1 to August 16 is open to final year CAPE students and first year University...

Sunday, May 19, 2013

Young Jamaican artistes and songwriters have a deadline of June 28 to enter the CARICOM Song Competition which carries a winner's prize of US$10,000. The competition is organised by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) as part of activities to commemorate its 40th anniversary.

The CARICOM Song is to be the regionally recognized, official patriotic musical composition that evokes and celebrates the history, traditions and...

Friday, May 17, 2013

Minister of Youth and Culture Lisa Hanna says the annual observance of Labour Day on May 23 can be an opportunity to teach young people the true meaning of service. The Minister used the occasion of the launch function for Labour Day and Workers’ Week held at the Office of the Prime Minister today (Monday, May 13) to encourage young people to join individual and group efforts to give voluntary service on Labour Day. “Their acts of...

Friday, May 17, 2013

Kimroy Bailey and Alternative Energy Plus are encouraging you to Upload a creative photo/collage of yourself Reducing, Reusing, Recycling or Conserving in or around your home by May 26 and win up to JA$10,000.

Click here to upload your photo today!

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Friday, May 17, 2013

Digicel Jamaica is inviting applications for its Summer Internship Programme (Upper School Students or higher)

Main objective of the Summer Internship Programme:
The Digicel Summer Programme is designed to attract high potential students into the business, and to provide them with real world experience through their placement and participation in key activities of the business.

Overview of the...

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

In recognition of Child month, the Programmes Coordination Division, the children’s arm of the Institute of Jamaica (IOJ) will host its 3rd annual children’s symposium, called “HUSH” under the theme “Broken Butterflies.” The symposium will be held on Wednesday, May 15th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the IOJ’s Lecture Hall.

The objective of the symposium is to discuss topical issues that are...

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

The IDB has launched a call to nominate institutions implementing sustainable projects with proven impact on the development of Latin America and the Caribbean. Juscelino Kubitschek Award was created to recognize institutions and organizations that contribute to reducing poverty and promoting equality. We invite you to nominate projects sustainable and proven impact in any of its two categories: "Economy and Finance" and "...

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Registration is now open! You can register for the conference officially Global Youth Economic Opportunities that will take place in Washington, DC, from 10 to 12 September. The 7th conference is the main event for specialists, funders, private sector companies, researchers, educators and youth leaders working to increase and improve economic opportunities for young people. Participants will share lessons learned, promising practices,...

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

The Young Professionals Program (SRP) is a starting point for a career in the Inter-American Development Bank. The program is designed for young professionals exceptionally qualified and motivated.

The IDB seeks candidates with expertise in areas that will support our corporate priorities: social policy for equity and productivity, infrastructure and institutions to promote growth, competitiveness and social welfare, international...