Youth News

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.


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...

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Youth Month 2012



The Ministry of Youth and Culture will celebrate Youth Month in November 2012 under the theme“Youth on a Mission...

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

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




Tuesday, October 16, 2012

The Caribbean Innovation Challenge (CIC) is an international entrepreneur competition and business start-up accelerator for young people. The CIC differentiates itself from other existing business model competitions by incorporating "before and after" stages, focusing on training and mentoring as preparation for the competition, and providing follow up services that include access to finance, networking activities, internships and...

Monday, October 8, 2012

Nominations for the Prime Minister’s Youth Awards for Excellence have been extended to Friday, October 19. The presentation ceremony is scheduled to take place on December 2, 2012 as part of Jamaica 50 celebrations, and is being coordinated by the National Centre for Youth Development, an agency of the Ministry of Youth and Culture.

Download nomination forms here: http://bit....

Friday, October 5, 2012

Thirty at-risk youth are benefitting from a five-day workshop, which will equip them with values and attitudes as well as entrepreneurial skills to create and manage successful businesses.

Dubbed: 'Creativity for Employment and Business Opportunity' (CEBO), the training is part...

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

The National Child Month Committee is seeking nominations for the Sixth Community Service Awards for Youth and Children. The awards honour children who exemplify:

  • Service to others
  • Respect for self
  • Love of family; and
  • Pride in country
Monday, September 17, 2012

Nominations for the Prime Minister’s Youth Awards for Excellence 2012 are now open. The Awards is the most prestigious national honour bestowed upon outstanding young Jamaicans between the ages of 15 to 24 years old. 

Nominations will be accepted in the areas of:

  • Academics,
  • Sports,
  • Journalism,
  • Youth in Service,
  • Entrepreneurship,
  • Leadership,
  • ...
Monday, August 20, 2012

Reigning festival queen Kemesha Kelly has a burning desire:...