NYA marks World Youth Skills Day

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The National Youth Authority has joined the rest of the world to celebrate the World Youth Skills Day which falls on July 15.

The National Youth Authority’s C.E.O, Mr. Sylvester Tetteh in a news release said the purpose of the celebration is to equip young people with skills.

“15th July has been a day set aside for the World Youth Skills Day to recognize the strategic importance of equipping young people with skills including technical and vocational education and training for employment, decent work and entrepreneurship,” he noted.

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He added that the celebration is in fulfillment of Goal 4 of the Sustainable Development of Goals (SDGs) whilst highlighting the crucial role of skilled youth in addressing current and future global challenge.

Sylvester Tetteh said the resilience, energies and creativity of the youth will more than ever be needed to aid recovery efforts following the outbreak of coronavirus, and adapt to future occurrences at the same time as driving the transformation agenda of the government.

The global theme for this year’s World Youth Skills Day is “Skills for a Resilient Youth”.

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