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CEO of the NYA briefs the press on the Youth Entrepreneurship Summit
22 Mar 2018 17:05

  The Chief Executive Officer of the National Youth Authority (NYA), Mr. Emmanuel Asigri has briefed media persons on the upcoming Youth Entrepreneurship Summit to be jointly organized by the NYA  [ ... ]

NYA Leads the Way In Digital Marketing And Job Creation
09 Feb 2018 00:19

The National Youth Authority (NYA) Thursday launched a stupendous project aimed at equipping over 3000 unemployed youth with Digital Marketing and Entrepreneurship skills. The beneficiaries are young [ ... ]

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Welcome to the Official Website of the NYA

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

Downloadable Documents

National Youth Policy    HERE
National Youth Act 939 HERE


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International Youth Day 2018

National Youth Summit

A National Youth Summit will be held on the 10th of August 2018 at the Eusbett Hotel, Sunyani, Brong Ahafo Region to commemorate the year 2018’s International Youth Day Celebration under the Global theme: Safe Spaces for Youth.

Participating in the Summit are Three Hundred Young People draw from all Districts of the Country.

As part of events at the Summit, will be the launch of the National Youth Authority's Campaign on the End of the abuse of the drug Tramadol by young people on Friday 10th August 2018 and a Health Walk on Saturday the 11th of August, 2018 in Sunyani. 





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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