• Former Nigerian President to Open AYGC 2017

    Youth Bridge Foundation (YBF), the convener of African Youth and Governance Conference (AYGC) has announced that the 9th edition of her flagship event, scheduled for 7th – 13th August in Nigeria will be officially opened by Former President of Nigeria, His Excellency Olusegun Obansanjo. “AYGC, Abeokuta 2017 is with the partnership of the Youth Development […]

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  • Dissemination of National Youth Authority Act forum opens

    Youth Bridge Foundation (YBF), a leading African youth development advocacy and youth empowerment non-profit organisation has launched its UNDP sponsored “Dissemination of National Youth Authority Act, 2016 (Act 939),” project. With the support of the National Youth Authority (NYA), the project would create awareness on the NYA Act (2016) and make it accessible to young […]

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  • Ghanaian leads AYGC delegation to UN Conference

    Washington Mandela Fellow and the Chair of the Committee on Gender and Social Protection of the African Youth and Governance Conference (AYGC) 2016, Princess Sekyere will lead a team of five African female professionals to participate in the sixty-first session of the Commission on the Status of Women to be held from the 13th – […]

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  • Four Key Youth Aspirations to be Considered by Nana Akufo-Addo Led Government – A Youth Bridge Foundation Proposal –

    We, Youth Bridge Foundation (YBF), congratulate the people of Ghana for peaceful election and President elect Nana Akufo-Addo for the humility with which he accepted his election. From a positive youth development perspective, YBF proposes the development of holistic interventions that build educational assets in the Ghanaian youth, in addition to working to develop an […]

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  • LOW VOTER TURN-OUT LOOMING – ELECTION 2016

    Background We, Youth Bridge Foundation (YBF), recall our 11th May and 13th September, 2016 press statements in which we expressed concern about the neglect of the youth in the political and electoral processes and called for improved engagements. Less than 40hours to the December 7, 2016 elections, Ghana risks low voter turn-out due to apathy. […]

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  • YBF calls for youth participation in electoral process #YOUTHasKingmakers

    Mr Seth Oteng, the Executive Director of Youth Bridge Foundation (YBF), has called for steps that will enhance the participation of the youth in the December 7 elections to ensure post election accountability. He explained that the youth, who were king makers with their roles in politics being critical, were not well-informed with the electoral […]

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  • SAP Cosultants Visits IYD Office In Ahanta West

    A three (3) Member Team from SAP (Systems Application & Products), a German an International Consulting firm visited the Dakye Nsoroma Hub, at Agona in the Ahanta West District of the Western Region. The team as part of their consultations with YBF extended a working visit to the Daakye Nsoroma Hub to familiarize themselves with […]

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  • YBF calls for improved youth engagement in political activities

    A youth-focused organisation has urged political parties to improve the engagement of the youth in political activities. Youth Bridge Foundation in a statement signed by its Executive Director, Seth Oteng said the call if heeded, would empower the youth with adequate knowledge to hold various governments accountable. Below is the full statement.   Background We, Youth Bridge […]

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  • EC gives a second opportunity for the deleted NHIS registrants to register

    At its emergency meeting held on Wednesday August 03, 2016, the Inter-Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) has unanimously endorsed the following decisions by the Electoral Commission: To give the deleted NHIS registrants a second opportunity from 5th to 12th August 2016 to get re-registered at all the district offices of the Commission. Having finalized the modalities […]

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  • NUGS holds pre conference dialogue on Education – Employment linkage with YBF & IHRMP

    Mr Ebenezer Ofori Agbettor, the Executive Director of the Institute of Human Resource and Management Practitioners (IHRMP) Ghana, has said the promotion of individuality among the citizenry, especially the youth, builds up selfish centred behaviour. He said concentrating solely on oneself; thinking of shining for merited glory for oneself both at school and in the […]

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