Youth News

Friday, January 4, 2013

The Ministry of Youth & Culture invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the following post:

  1. YOUTH EMPOWERMENT OFFICER (PORTMORE)

 

Interested persons are to submit their...

Thursday, January 3, 2013

The Access to Information Unit is currently hosting its National High School Essay Competition. The deadline for submission of essays is January 31, 2013. Registered High school students between third and sixth form are encouraged to write and submit essays on the topic:

"The Access to Information Act (2002) encourages and facilitates an informed public and public participation in Governmental affairs....

Monday, December 17, 2012

TWENTY-FIVE young men and women from St Ann have benefited from a week of life-skills training held at the Marcus Garvey Youth Information Centre in St Ann's Bay. The centre collaborated with the National Council on Drug Abuse, the Jamaica Red Cross, and the HEART Trust NTA to make the training possible...

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

CHANTS of "Tek weh yuhself!" echoed on the grounds of deCarteret College on Thursday, November 29, as over 160 students representing 20 high schools in Region Five participated in the National Centre for Youth Development's NCYD) Youth Forum under that theme.

The participants were selected from the students council bodies in all the high schools in the region and also from among students who...

Friday, November 30, 2012

The Ministry of Youth and Culture is advising that the nomination process for the Prime Minister’s Youth Awards 2012 is being reopened until December 31 to facilitate selection of awardees from a broader spectrum of individuals and groups. The selection exercise, which is being administered by the National Centre for Youth Development within the Ministry, was originally scheduled to end during November, which is observed as Youth Month...

Sunday, November 11, 2012

 

The deadline has been extended for the submission of applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the following posts:

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Friday, November 9, 2012

On Saturday, November 10, 2012, young people in the parish of St. Thomas will be exposed to various avenues for their economic, social and personal development, through a Youth Opportunities Fair being coordinated by the National Centre for Youth Development (NCYD). The Fair will be hosted at the Rudolpf Elder Park in Morant Bay, and begins at 10:30a.m.

St. Thomas has one of the highest rates of youth unemployment in the island. High...

Saturday, November 3, 2012

Youth Month celebrations held annually in November, was officially launched last Thursday under the theme: "Youth on a Mission". The Launch was hosted in the historic St. William Grant Park, Downtown Kingston, with over 700 young persons in attendance.

Speaking at the Launch, Minister of Youth and Culture Lisa Hanna, noted that the month of activities are strategically coordinated towards placing emphasis on economic...

Saturday, November 3, 2012

The National Youth Council of Jamaica (NYCJ) will host a Church Service in commemoration of Youth Month 2012 on Sunday, November 4. The Service will be held at the Eastwood Park New Testament Church of God, and begins at 10:30a.m.

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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

The Ministry of Youth and Culture will officially Youth Month 2012 at the St. William Grant Park (Parade), Downtown Kingston. Youth Month is being commemorated under the theme: "Youth on a Mission". The theme was selected by the young people as a means of reflecting on the achievements of the nation, while highlighting youth responsibilities towards addressing critical challenges that face our country. The 2012 celebration of Youth...