Youth News

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Are you an artist ? An NGO or non-profit private body, or a public body whose activities contribute to the promotion of culture and artistic creation? The International Fund for the Promotion of Culture (IFPC) has launched a call for proposals for artistic and creative projects.

If your project meets the criteria set out in the Operational Guidelines of the IFPC...

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

The ILO Youth Employment Programme is organizing a photo contest to shed light on youth employment issues, the challenges young people face in the workplace as well as their power to overcome them. Enter today to win the top prize!

The objective of the contest is to highlight the challenges young people face in the workplace, as well as innovative ideas to address them. Photos submitted by participants should capture youth at work (in...

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Scores of outstanding young men and women will be honoured at the Prime Minister’s Youth Awards for Excellence on Sunday, March 24. The function which will take place at the Emancipation Park, at 4:00 p.m., is open to the public.

This year’s staging of the Awards is being held under the theme “Youth on a Mission…Project 2062”.

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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

The Gregory Park Primary School was abuzz with activity on March 9, with NCYD Youth Empowerment Officers for St. Catherine - Simone Green and Gihon Mitchell, providing support to the hosting of the Portmore Youth Fair. 

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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Recognizing the importance of youth leadership and engagement in the HIV response, UNAIDS launched a unique, open and democratic online policy process, CrowdOutAIDS in October 2011. CrowdOutAIDS enabled more than 5000 young people around the world to take part in shaping UNAIDS’ youth agenda. As a result of the robust and informative discussions from CrowdOutAIDS, in April 2012, a set of recommendations for how to increase youth...

Monday, March 11, 2013

On Monday, 11 March 2013, the Commonwealth family celebrated Commonwealth Day. Under the theme the "Opportunity through Enterprise", a Youth Symposium was hosted by the National Youth Council of Jamaica (NYCJ) at the Jamaica Conference Centre.  Jamaica joined the 54 countries of the Commonwealth in celebrating the enterprising spirit which unlocks opportunities in small rural communities, large urban centres, businesses,...

Friday, March 8, 2013

Applications are being accepted for the National Youth Service's National Summer Apprenticeship Programme. Applicants should be between the ages of 17-24 and are interested in getting work experience through voluntary activities. The deadline for submission of forms is: April 26, 2013.

 

 Please see the flyer below for additional information....

Friday, March 8, 2013

Interested persons between the ages of 17 and 25 are invited to apply for employment internship assignment through the PRP III programme.

The PRP III was established to support the Government’s Community Renewal Programme (CRP) which is slated to provide assistance in several of the country’s poorest communities across the island. The project seeks to achieve: 

  1. Transformation and Development in the...
Thursday, March 7, 2013

The Ministry of National Security is currently district constables for Area 1 (Westmoreland, Hanover, St. James, Trelawny), Area 3 (St. Elizabeth, Manchester, Clarendon), Area 4 (Kingston East, Kingston Central, Kingston West, St. Andrew South, St. Andrew Central), Area 5 (St. Andrew North, St. Catherine South, St. Catherine North, St. Thomas) and the National Intelligence...

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Are you interested in how sport can be used to support sustainable development? Do you believe in the value of international cooperation and working with other young leaders across the Commonwealth? Would you like to contribute to a Commonwealth-wide initiative and expand your networks and contacts in the sport and development field?

An exciting opportunity exists to join a youth-focused working group being formed to support the...