Minister’s Youth Forum Inspires Participants To Make A Difference In St. Kitts And Nevis

Participants at Wednesday’s (November 28, 2018) 2nd annual minister’s youth forum expressed their appreciation for the interactive session that saw important information being shared by the leadership of the Department of Youth Empowerment and the Ministry of Youth relating to government’s youth development agenda.

Dvonne Cornelius, a youth activist based in Nevis, was among the more than 100 youth who attended the forum held at the Ocean Terrace Inn.

Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College (CFBC) student, Zidane Knight shared similar sentiments.

She noted that she was part of the St. Kitts and Nevis delegation that participated in the November 19-23, 2018 Eastern Caribbean Youth Symposium held in Trinidad and expressed that based on the discussions in Trinidad, and said there are similar issues confronting young people across the Caribbean region.

Entrepreneur Shane Browne said he went to the Minister’s Youth Forum to learn more about government’s initiatives to assist young people in growing their businesses.

The young entrepreneur is volunteering his expertise to help train younger persons, having left the youth forum inspired by the business initiatives of the Department of Youth Empowerment.

He said more sessions are needed to give the young entrepreneurs a voice.

The interactive forum was attended by high school students, members of youth groups, representatives of civic organizations, debating groups, faith-based institutions, the Youth VolunteeCorpsps, the 25 Most Remarkable Teens programme and other agencies.

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