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Service Youth Clubs Benefit from MYDNS Training

Over 70 Executive Members from Police Youth Clubs, Prison Youth Clubs, Fire Service Youth Clubs and other youth-serving agencies across Trinidad and Tobago attended a Virtual Closing Ceremony for Positioning for Impact – An Institutional Strengthening Initiative on Monday 20th September, 2021. During the 5 week programme, facilitated by the Ministry of Youth Development and […]

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Minister Cummings Tours Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI)

Youth Development and National Service Minister, The Honourable Foster Cummings, accompanied byPermanent Secretary Mr Farook Hosein, and Advisor to the Minister Gail Sooknarine toured the Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI) Centre for Enterprise Development to explore opportunities for training and development of the Youth. CARIRI’s Human Resource Manager Denise Ferguson, who led the tour presented, […]

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Minister Cummings and Minister Hosein meet on the construction of the La Horquetta Youth Centre

Youth Development and National Service Minister, The Honourable Foster Cummings, accompanied byPermanent Secretary Mr Farook Hosein, met with Senator the Honourable Kazim Hosein, Minister of Rural Development and Local Government and his Permanent Secretary Desdra Bascombe, as well as Rural Development Company Chairman Patricia Alexis, to discuss the construction of a Non-residential Youth Development Centre […]

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Minister Cummings pushes Youth Agricultural Homestead Programme

As the Youth Development and National Service Ministry seeks to expand opportunities for the nation’s youth, Minister Foster Cummings, together with MP for Pt. Fortin Kennedy Richards and Permanent Secretary Farook Hosein, met today with representatives of the Land Settlement Agency (LSA), Heritage Petroleum, Petrotrin, and Palo Seco Agricultural Centre Limited (PSACL), at the Chatham […]

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MYDNS to Host 26th National Youth Awards

The Ministry of Youth Development and National Service (MYDNS) has issued a call for nominees for the 26th Edition of the National Youth Awards. Minister of Youth Development and National Service, the Honourable Foster Cummings stated, “The National Youth Awards is a significant initiative which provides a distinct opportunity to advance youth empowerment on a […]

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Minister Cummings signs Letter of Intent on behalf of the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

Youth Development and National Service Minister, the Honourable Foster Cummings, yesterday, August 11 2021, signed the Letter of Intent on behalf of the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (GoRTT), to partner with the United Nations Country Team, for the implementation of the Generation Unlimited initiative.   Dr. Aloys Kamuragiye, UNICEF Representative for […]

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Youth Day 2021 “Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health”

Youth Day 2021 “Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health” Young people of Trinidad and Tobago, Today, the Ministry of Youth Development and National Service (MYDNS) joins the global community in commemorating International Youth Day (IYD), 2021. Sanctioned by the United Nations and celebrated each year on August 12, IYD highlights various […]

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Minister Cummings Meets With Youth Business TT

Minister of Youth Development and National Service, the Honourable Foster Cummings, met with Chairman of Youth Business Trinidad and Tobago (YBTT), Dale Laughlin, to discuss a collaboration with the Ministry to support the micro-enterprise sector. Minister Cummings acknowledged the contribution of YBTT to the development of Youth Entrepreneurship and expressed his support of their youth […]

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Minister Cummings Tours The Moruga NESC Campus

Youth Development and National Service Minister, the Honourable Foster Cummings, visited the former National Energy Skills Centre (NESC) Moruga Campus, on Saturday, July 17, to explore the possibility of establishing a skills training facility for the residents of Moruga and environs. Minister Cummings, accompanied by a team from the Ministry of Youth Development and National […]