Author: YES Ghana

Election 2020: YES-Ghana deploys 60 Young Peace Ambassadors to Northern Ghana

Some 60 young persons have been deployed to the Savannah, northern and upper East regions as peace ambassadors ahead of Decembers’ national elections. The Young Peace Ambassadors trained by the Youth Empowerment Synergy are to pick up undercurrents of conflicts and find ways of diffusing tensions before during and after the voting period. Executive Director […]
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Ghana youth are ready to take their soft skills to the next level…

Youth Empowerment Synergy (YES-Ghana) is partnering with Plan International to implement the Pathway for Sustainable Employment for Women and Youth (PASEWAY). The goal of the PASEWAY Project is to contribute to increasing formal employment and decent work in the construction and hospitality sectors for Ghana’s youth. PASEWAY is focusing on four main objectives: providing skills, […]
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How to participate in My Voice My Vote Survey

My Voice My Vote Survey is part of the My Voice My Vote project which seeks to raise the voices of young Ghanaians to make informed choices and exhibit responsible and appropriate behaviors as active citizens during the upcoming 2020 elections, focusing on enhanced participation of the youth and increased capacity to constructively engage with […]
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YES-Ghana participates in Capacity Building Workshop for CSO’s on Small Arms & Light Weapons

Ho/VR/08-10-2020: Youth Empowerment Synergy (YES-Ghana) is participating in a three-day Capacity Building Workshop For Civil Societies on Emerging Issues On Small Arms and Light Weapons at Ho in the Volta Region. The ongoing event has assembled over 20 CSOs representatives, security and police chiefs to deliberate on how CSO’s can advocate and collaborate with the […]
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‘My Voice My Vote’ project launched to amplify the voices of the youth

Youth Empowerment Synergy (YES-Ghana), has launched the ‘My Voice My Vote’ project, an initiative that seeks to bring youth voices to the mainstream of Ghana’s 2020 elections agenda and debates. The project will enhance youth participation by improving youth capacity to constructively engage with stakeholders in the political space towards inclusive development. Starting October 1, […]
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Voices of Youth Coalition

Press Statement By the Voices of Youth Coalition on International Youth Day 2020

Voices of Youth Coalition: Make youth issues central to Ghana’s 2020 elections agenda On the occasion of International Youth Day 2020, the Voices of Youth Coalition calls on all political parties and candidates to focus their campaign strategies on outlining measurable policies and programmes for helping young people to succeed in becoming productive members of […]
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Welcoming new staff to the YES-Ghana family

We are excited to introduce new colleagues joining our team. With a combined force of several years’ experience in the youth development space, there could not be a better time to welcome these exemplary leaders. Based in our main office in Accra, these colleagues will be responsible for both field and office-related activities on PASEWAY […]
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Introducing the PASEWAY Project: Pathways for Sustainable Employment for Women and Youth

Youth Empowerment Synergy (YES-Ghana) is partnering with Plan International to implement the Pathway for Sustainable Employment for Women and Youth (PASEWAY) project with funding from the German Government. The project is seeking to address some of the root causes of the challenges that young people face when entering the formal labour market. These factors include […]
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