Youth Development

  • CARICOM Youth Ambassadors Examine Biodiversity, Healthy Lifestyle Project In Central Guyana

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) A group of Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Youth Ambassadors (CYA)are presently in Guyana working with their peers from across the Region to develop strategies to fight against HIV/AIDS. This they are doing while at the same time observing Guyana’s biodiversity, by journeying to the central part of the country for a three-day visit to the…

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  • THIRTEENTH COHSOD RECOMMENDS STRATEGIES FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Georgetown, Guyana) The Thirteenth Meeting of the Council for Human and Social Development (COHSOD) of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), ended on Friday, 28 October with wide ranging recommendations for the development of the Region’s youth, particularly in light of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) scheduled to come on stream in January 2006. The COHSOD which focussed…

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  • YOUTH TRAINING ADVANCES IN REGIONAL HIV/AIDS FIGHT

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Georgetown, Guyana) As the Caribbean region seeks to intensify its response in the fight against HIV/AIDS, a number of the Region’s youth are being empowered to develop and implement community-based HIV/AIDS prevention, care and support and stigma and discrimination projects. The capacity building initiatives and financial resources are being provided under the Pan-Caribbean Partnership Against HIV/AIDS (PANCAP)/CARICOM Youth…

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  • CSME, YOUTH FOCUS FOR COHSOD GEORGETOWN MEETING

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Georgetown, Guyana) Caribbean Community (CARICOM) officials responsible for human development will advance talks for the establishment of a Demand Reduction Programme for Drugs when they meet under the umbrella of the Council for Human and Social Development (COHSOD) in Guyana this week. The Thirteenth Meeting of the COHSOD, scheduled for 26-28 October, will also focus sharply on perspectives,…

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  • CARICOM YOUTHS URGED TO BE ADVOCATES IN THE FIGHT AGAINST HIV/AIDS

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Georgetown, Guyana) A CARICOM Minister responsible for youth affairs has challenged the Community's young people with the responsibility to “make a difference” in the fight against the spread of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic. The challenge came from the Hon. Winston Williams, Minister of Health, Youth and Sports, Antigua and Barbuda, as he addressed the Region's youth participating in a…

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  • YOUTH AMBASSADORS TO SPEAK ON REGIONAL COURT, SINGLE MARKET & HIV/AIDS

    A new group of Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Youth Ambassadors, selected from among their peers across the Region, will participate in a four-day strategic planning workshop beginning Saturday 31st July 2004 in St Kitts and Nevis. The young persons will be inducted into the Ambassadorship Programme at a function scheduled to take place at the headquarters of the Eastern Caribbean Central…

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  • CHALLENGES FACING CARIBBEAN YOUTH ADAPTING, THEREFORE SO MUST THE YOUTH By Marvin A. Hokstam – Freelance writer.

    Caribbean youths have reached several milestones in recent years; one of the most important is the growing recognition that they are better able to bridge the gap between themselves and adults. There are still a lot of challenges to overcome though. Some of these challenges will be discussed during the youth symposium that will be part of CARIFESTA VIII, scheduled…

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  • CARICOM COUNCIL TO FOCUS ON CULTURE, YOUTH AND SPORT

    Issues pertaining to culture, youth and sport will be the focus of deliberations of the Eighth Meeting of the Caribbean Community’s Council for Human and Social Development (COHSOD), from 24-26 April 2003, at the Torarica Hotel in Paramaribo, Suriname. The Caribbean Festival of the Arts (CARIFESTA) is expected to be a key agenda item as it will be staged in…

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  • NEW YOUTH-BASED APPROACH TO FIGHTING DRUGS COMING TO THE CARIBBEAN

    It is widely acknowledged that any effective drug prevention program must have a strong youth focus as young people are among the most vulnerable to the allure of illicit substances. For this reason the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Caribbean regional field office is preparing to launch the United Nations Global Youth Network in the Caribbean in…

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  • OPENING REMARKS BY HONOURABLE GAIL TEIXERA, MINISTER OF CULTURE, YOUTH AND SPORT, GUYANA, TO THE SEVENTH MEETING OF THE COUNCIL FOR HUMAN AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT (COHSOD), 23 OCTOBER 2002, GEORGETOWN, GUYANA

    Chairman Deputy Secretary-General, Dr. Carla Barnett Ministers of Government and Representatives of Member States Diplomatic Corps Members of International and Regional Organs Ladies and Gentlemen It is with pleasure, on behalf of the Government and people of Guyana, that I welcome my distinguished Colleague Ministers and their delegations to Guyana as we convene this Seventh Meeting of the Council For…

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