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Annual National Youth Festival 2017

Post Date: September 4, 2017 Categories: Author: upfya

The Annual National Youth Festival is an event that brings together youth actors across the country to showcase what they are doing to advance the youth agenda. It is also a platform for interaction, experience sharing and learning from each other as well as building synergies. The theme for 2017 was Youth Rights Employment and […]

Uganda holds the youth business Forum ahead of 9CYMM

Post Date: Categories: Author: upfya

Uganda Parliamentary Forum on Youth Affairs – UPFYA in partnership with AMPROC Inc and UNFPA – Uganda together with other partners organised the first ever Uganda Youth Business Forum as a pre-event to the 9th CYMM. The meeting which was held at Kampala Serena Hotel brought together MPs, Ministers, youth leaders, youth in business and […]

The huge reservoir of the unemployed youth is a big opportunity for Uganda- Museveni

Post Date: June 7, 2017 Categories: Author: upfya

Yesterday the Head of State, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni delivered the State of the Nation Address to Parliament and the general public at Serena Conference Centre, Kampala. The State of the Nation address marks the beginning of the new session of Parliament and  is delivered in the fulfillment of the Constitutional requirement under article 101 […]

Youth MPs give message for Youth Day Celebrations

Post Date: August 18, 2016 Categories: Author: upfya

Youth MPs have released a Press Statement on the commemoration of the International Youth Day Celebrations 2016 and the Youth Week activities. Every year on 12th August, Uganda joins the rest of the world to commemorate the contribution of young people to the development of their countries and the whole world at large. This year’s […]

Youth MPs voted

Post Date: March 1, 2016 Categories: Author: upfya

Following the youth elections that happened during the regional delegates’ conferences, the following emerged as winners Ms. Babirye Sarah Kityo (Central region, NRM), Mr. Oscar Omony (Northern region, NRM), Ms. Anna Adeke(National Female, IND), Mr. Isma Mafabi(Eastern region, IND) and Mr. Mwine Mpaka Rwamirama(Western region, NRM). Elections were conducted under the Electoral College system whereby […]

Youth MPs congratulate Hon. Anite upon her appointment as a minister

Post Date: May 14, 2015 Categories: Author: Fred Bbosa

Youth MPs under their umbrella body Uganda Parliamentary Forum on Youth Affairs congratulated Hon. Evelyn Anite, the youth MP for Northern Uganda upon her appointment as the Minister in charge of youth and children affairs. Youth MPs appealed to Hon. Anite to prioritize passing and implementation of youth policies including the National Youth Policy which […]

Youth MPs warn youth against drug abuse

Post Date: Categories: Author: Fred Bbosa

Youths MPs have warned the youth against drug abuse. This was during the press conference ahead of the youth day celebrations in Moroto under the theme “Unlocking young people’s potential for sustainable development through collective investment.” The MPs said that drug abuse renders the youth unproductive and this disables them from contributing to the development […]

National Youth Council Chairman, Samuel Kavuma addressing youth leaders

Post Date: Categories: Author: Fred Bbosa

This was during the during the regional platform meeting in Iganga that was organised by Uganda Parliamentary Forum on Youth Affairs. Kavuma advised youth leaders to actively participate in the government programs especially the Youth Livelihood Program which specifically targets the youth.

President Yoweri Museveni launches the Youth Livelihood Programme(YLP) at Kololo

Post Date: Categories: Author: Fred Bbosa

On 24th January 2014, President Museveni officially launched the YLP at Kololo. YLP is a programme designed to reduce poverty among the rural youth. During the launch, district youth chairpersons were given motor bikes whereas their counterparts at the sub-county level were given bicycles so as to monitor all government programs in their areas.