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The National Youth Authority has urged youth to develop a sense of urgency in pursuing their goals i...
08 Jan 2018 14:39

  In a statement, the NYA want the youth to emulate President Akufo-Addo who has vowed to move at a "supersonic" speed in 2018. The NYA  which co-ordinates and facilitates youth development acti [ ... ]

CEO of National Youth Authority (NYA) briefs the media on Capacity Building Program for ECOWAS Youth...
05 Jan 2018 15:47

The CEO of the National Youth Authority, Mr. Emmanuel Sin –Nyet Asigri on Friday 5th January, 2018 met and briefed some selected members of the media fraternity on the Youth Capacity Building prog [ ... ]

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The hope of building a Ghana that is more prosperous, equitable, inclusive and peaceful rests on the shoulders of young persons. One key block for Ghana’s economic transformation is achieving the benefits of her Demographic Dividend.       AKWAABA! - Click to Read More

Notable Moments for Ghanaian Youth

2016 - National Youth Authority Act,2016 Act 939 

2014 - Action Plan Launched for the National Youth Policy

2010 - Current National Youth Policy Launched

2001 - National Youth Authority Renamed

1974 - National Youth Council Established by Decree 241

1960 - Ghana became a Republic

1957 - Ghana's Independence Year

Youth Policy Documents

National Youth Policy HERE
Implementation Plan HERE


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African Union Youth Volunteer Corps                                                          8th Batch AU-YVC Volunteer Pre-Deployment Training                            4th -16th December,2017. Accra - Ghana

African Union Youth Volunteer Corps ... a wind of change!

AU-YVC is a continental development program that recruits and works with youth volunteers, to work in all 54 countries across the African Union. AU-YVC promotes volunteering to deepen the status of young people in Africa as key participants in the delivery of Africa's human development targets and goals. 



The National Youth Authority (NYA) which was established in 1974 by NRDC 241 is thus the Statutory Public Organization with the mandate to ensure the empowerment of the Ghanaian youth and it is under the Ministry for Youth & Sports.


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