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Sep 29, 2011

Ghana to Host National Youth Economic Empowerment Summit

The Ministry of Education, Ministry of Trade and Industry in collaboration with Insight Foundation, a youth empowerment and development Non-Government Organisation (NGO), is organizing the first National Youth Economic Empowerment Summit (YEES).


The summit, which is being organized in Accra, from April 18-19, 2012, is on the theme: ‘Harnessing the Potentials of the Youth through Job and Wealth Creation: The Role of Stakeholders’, will create the platform to strengthen public-private sector dialogue with the youth on existing challenges and prospects in various sectors of National Development.     

Mr. Sam Crabbe, Communications Director of Insight Foundation, pointed out that there will be presentations from Government Institutions, the Ghana Employers Association, Association of Ghana Industries, Chamber of Mines, Chamber of Oil and Gas and business leaders.     

He said the summit will afford Tertiary Students, Young Professionals and Entrepreneurs Opportunities to be equipped with open information on job creation and help them, to network with relevant corporate leaders.     

Source: ISD