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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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Sustainable Development Goals Youth Academy for Youth-Led-Organizations.

Twenty-two young people from various parts of Ghana participated in a five-day SDG Youth Academy Workshop held at Anita Hotel, Ejisu Kumasi from 3rd to 7th February. Participants of the workshop were leaders of youth-led organizations who are part of the Voices of Youth Coalition. All participating organisations underwent an organizational capacity assessment (OCA) and […]
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Our New Field Coordinators For The Adwumpa Pa Project.

We are excited to introduce our new Field Coordinators on the Adwuma Pa Project. They will be responsible for all field related activities on the project. The project is funded by USDOL and led by CARE International with other partners. The project aims to economically empower thousands of vulnerable women and girls within the cocoa […]
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Scripts Of The Top Five Winners Of The SDGs Youth Essay Competition.

We are pleased to share with the scripts of the top five winners of the SDGs Youth Essay Competition. To read their scripts, please click the links below: Participant School Essay Write-up Yolanda Danso Amankwah St. Louis Senior High School, Kumasi Regina Korley Mantey Koranteng Mfantsiman Girls’ Senior High School, Cape-Coast Caroline Kyeremateng […]
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The SDG Youth Essay Competition (2019) is a unique competition organised by the Youth Empowerment Synergy, in partnership with 100% for the Children, under the REPOSITION- SDG Youth Action Campaign. The Competition was under the supervision of a specially constituted committee. This year’s competition was launched on June 3, 2019. It was open to students […]
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