• $1 billion for youth development in budget 2019

    The establishment of Regional Youth Councils across the country, along with the formulation of a National Youth Counseling Programme, a Youth Entrepreneurial Framework, and Youth Apprenticeship Programme, are just a few of the ways in which the government has catered for the development of young people in the 2019 budget.

  • Inaugural Youth Business Summit set for May 23

    – Registration ongoing, startup Capital available

    The Department of Social Cohesion, Culture, Youth and Sport will be hosting its inaugural Guyana Youth Business Summit on May 23-24, 2018 at the Pegasus Hotel in Kingston, Georgetown.
    The two-day summit, which will run from 9:00 AM-4:00 PM, is geared at encouraging entrepreneurship among Guyana’s Youth population, so as to significantly reduce the country’s unemployment figures.