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Announcement of AYGC 2021-Statement by Executive Director

African Youth And Governance Convergence

Dear AYGC Family,A year on and the COVID-19 disease continues to affect families and countries globally. Notwithstanding, I invite you toseize the moment to reflect on how far we have come, adjusted and living through our new normal.Respectfully, kudos to all our Alumni for your resilience and tireless contributions towards the awareness andalleviation of the …

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Youth Bridge Foundation collaborates with CDD-Ghana to promote youth political participation and inclusion with ‘Youth Speak Forums’

The Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) in collaboration with the Youth Bridge Foundation (YBF) and USAID (United States Agency for International Development) funding, has launched the “Youth Speak Forums,” an initiative aimed at stimulating the interest of Ghanaian youth in national politics and governance processes. The intervention will feature dialogues between representatives of political parties …

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OPEN SOCIETY FOUNDATION SUPPORTS YOUTH BRIDGE FOUNDATION TO PROMOTE YOUTH INCLUSIVE DEMOCRACIES IN AFRICA

Accra, 18th March, 2020 The Open Society Foundation (OSF) supports Youth Bridge Foundation  (YBF) to build a more unified and strengthened African youth front by a broadened African Youth and Governance Convergence (AYGC) constituency with the active inclusion of Lusophone African youth to enhance accountable and youth inclusive governance in Africa. Africa’s majority (the youth) …

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Youth Bridge Foundation, Ghana Anti corruption Coalition To Hold Public Lecture On Corruption

Accra, 12th February, 2020 – The Youth Bridge Foundation in collaboration with the Ghana Anticorruption Coalition will hold a public lecture dubbed “Demystifying Corruption” on 18th February, 2020 at 3:30pm prompt at the British Council Auditorium in Accra. The public lecture seeks to address the growing menace of corruption in Ghana across industries, government and …

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Electoral Commission of Ghana Electoral Officials Recruitment 2020

Electoral Commission of Ghana Recruitment Electoral Officials 2020 The Electoral Commission of Ghana wishes to inform the General public that as part of its preparation towards the conduct of the 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary elections, it is receiving applications from interested persons for the following positions: • Registration Supervisor or Deputy Registration Supervisor • Exhibition …

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ACCESS TO JUSTICE IS A HUMAN RIGHTS ISSUE – STATEMENT TO COMMEMORATE INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DAY 2019

1. Background The theme for Humans Rights Day 2019 “Youth Standing Up for Human rights,” is encouraging galvanizing and showcasing youth all over the world to stand up for rights and against exclusion, deprivation, racism, hate speech, bullying, discrimination, and climate change, to name a few. The theme for this year’s celebration hinges on the …

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Youth Bridge Foundation calls for the inclusion of young people unto EC’s eminent committee

THE YOUTH BRIDGE FOUNDATION (YBF) STATEMENT ON THE FORMATION OF A 21-MEMBER ADVISORY COMMITTEE BY THE ELECTORAL COMMISSION 1. We have noted and do applaud the set up of a 21- Member Eminent Advisory Committee by the Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana to facilitate and assist election management and administration in Ghana. The work of …

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Put referendum on hold -Youth Bridge Foundation

Put referendum on hold -Youth Bridge Foundation

PRESS STATEMENT ON THE UPCOMING DECEMBER 17, 2019 REFERENDUM 1. In 2017, President Nana Akufo Addo, in his State of the Nation Address announced his government’s determination to ensure the election of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives on partisan lines. 2. This announcement, though a slight departure from the ruling party’s manifesto that proposed …

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STEM Bridge Teachers Volunteer Corps efforts recognized on International Teacher’s Day

STEM Bridge Teachers Volunteer Corps efforts recognized on International Teacher’s Day

Tullow and YBF salute STEM Bridge Teachers Volunteer Corps for improving performance of students under the Educate to Innovate with STEM Project. Honoring outstanding teachers for their exemplary leadership and work that have affected and transformed the lives of the students in their care and the community around them, Youth Bridge Foundation (YBF), appreciates the …

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