• More empowerment training for youth in 2017

    The Government of Guyana will continue with a variety of programmes to target youth unemployment in 2017.

    Among those programmes identified are the Youth Entrepreneurial Skills Training (YEST), the Sustainable Livelihoods and Entrepreneurial Development (SLED) initiative which has been allocated $100M; the Hinterland Employment and Youth Service (HEYS) which has been allocated $991M and the Caribbean Vocational Qualification (CVQ) platform for certified training for out-of-school youth.news 20161201

  • Young people, the country needs you now more than ever – Pres. Granger

    – National Youth Corps launched

    – 500 young people to begin training in April

  • “The future belongs to young people” – President Granger

    President David Granger, in this year’s Independence address, said the future belongs to young people and that the Coalition Government is working to prepare them to assume important roles in this future.