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THE PRAGMATIC YOUTH – THE 2ND EDITION OF OOPLYDC AND YBF PRESIDENTIAL YOUTH RETREAT

As part of efforts to increase engagement among Africa’s youth blocs as well as create partnerships between them and other stakeholders for the continent’s development, the Youth Bridge Foundation in partnership with the Youth Development Centre of the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPLYDC) initiated the Presidential Youth Mentorship Retreat in 2019. Committed to grooming young …

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YOUTH BRIDGE FOUNDATION LAUNCHES YOUTH PLANT TO OWN A TREE CAMPAIGN AT CONFERENCE OF PARTIES (COP) 26 IN GLASGOW, UK

The Youth Bridge Foundation has launched its youth #PlantToOwnATree Campaign today at the Ghana Pavilion as part of ‘Ghana for Climate Change Day’ at COP26. The Campaign which comes after the Government of Ghana’s Green Ghana Project in June 2021 seeks to▪ Mobilize 1 million Ghanaian youth from across the country▪ Plant 1 million trees …

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YBF AT COP26 – ADVANCING A YOUTH INCLUSIVE CLIMATE AGENDA

Youth Bridge Foundation joins heads of state, experts and climate action campaigners from over 197 countries around the world at the UN 26th Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP26)The Conference aims at responding to climate change with specific focus on solutions in the areas of Finance, Collaboration, Mitigation and Adaptation.Recognizing that Governance is one of …

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GHANA ACADEMY OF FILM AND TELEVISION ARTS SCREENS PUZZLED AFRICA SERIES – A YBF AND OSIWA PRODUCTION

‘What happens when a young couple, struggling to make ends meet, have to shoulder the added burden of a daughter who is blind? Can their marriage hold up, or will they throw in the towel?’ These and many more issues plaguing young people, women and children is what the Puzzled Africa Series funded by Open …

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Youth and Stakeholder Engagements – A Necessary Approach for youth participation in Local Governance in Ghana

While a lot of attention has been given to the practice of democracy at the national level the world over, the same cannot be said for local democracy in Ghana. Consequently, the situation is a reflection of the gap we see in youth participation in governance at the national and regional levels. This then is …

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YBF CALLS FOR A LONG-TERM NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENDA – GHANA’S 2021 MID YEAR BUDGET REVIEW IN PERSPECTIVE

On 29th July, 2021, Ghana’s Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta presented Government’s mid-year review of the 2021 budget to Parliament. Considering the fact that a section of this year’s reviewed budget focused on the youth, the Youth Bridge Foundation sets out below its observations and position. WE,  Applaud Government for taking the needed steps to deepen its …

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MEET GHANA’S NEWLY APPOINTED YOUTH DEPUTY MINISTERS

The Youth Bridge Foundation celebrates the newly appointed youth deputy ministers. They are Hon. Rev. John Ntim Fordjour, Deputy Minister for Education and MP for Assin South Constituency, Hon. Mavis Nkansah Boadu, Deputy Minister for Roads and Highways and MP for Afigya Sekyere East constituency, Hon. Fatimatu Abubakar, Deputy Minister for Information, former Deputy Director …

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YOUTH BRIDGE FOUNDATION COMMISERATES WITH ZAMBIA ON THE DEATH OF H. E. KENNETH KAUNDA

From Northern Rhodesia to Zambia, the traces of your commitment and passion for the African youth lies undeniable before our eyes, and for that we are forever grateful. The Youth Bridge Foundation testifies to your immense contribution to the development of Africa’s Youth. We recollect the warm reception you gave us at your residence during …

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HONOURABLE DAKOA NEWMAN MOVES FROM THE YOUTH AGE GROUP FOR PARLIAMENT

Honourable Dakoa Newman, Member of Parliament for Okaikwei South constituency on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) is no longer in the youth age group for parliament as she marks her 36th Birthday today.The Member of Parliament entered parliament for the first time after the 2020 polls. We wish her success in her …

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