Basseterre, St. Kitts– Javon Liburd is set to represent the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis at the 33FIFTY Commonwealth Youth Workshop in Scotland this month. Mr. Liburd, who was chosen from amongst 900 applicants across the commonwealth will meet with 99 other young persons in the UK.
Mr. Liburd who is employed as the Office Assistant to Permanent Secretary and OECS Commissioner H.E. Astona Browne of the Anti-Crime Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister is scheduled to leave the Federation on the 15th of July, to attend the four day session.
The event commences on the 17th of July in Glasgow and ends in Edinburgh on the 20th July, 2014.
33Fifty is a leadership programme for young Commonwealth leaders between the ages of 18 and 25. It aims to develop young leaders, bringing people together, reconciling differences, leading change and using the Commonwealth’s networks effectively.
33FIFTY is an initiative that brings young people from across the Commonwealth together, who share leadership qualities and are potential leaders in their respective countries.
The program creates opportunities for young people to share experiences, learn new skills, break down some of the barriers that exist in the world and for them to become real global leaders and global citizens.
33FIFTY has the potential to create, educate and encourage future leaders from across the Commonwealth and the world.