EMPOWERING NORTHERN CAPE YOUTHS THROUGH JOBS
"Dr. Osotimehin said a diversity of training will be needed from quality primary and secondary schools to technical training two-year colleges and to research-intensive universities."
When young adults do not have access to jobs they are more likely to be involved in a violent activity that can injure or kill those involved.
The world now has the largest generation of young people in history young people are hungry for a better option.
The more young people grow into well-educated adults with fewer dependants and new opportunities to acquire wealth savings and purchasing power the more they will be able to accelerate economic growth and development.
Increasing investment in youth is key this includes promoting quality education and creating more jobs that prepare them for future opportunities.
Dr. Osotimehin said a diversity of training will be needed from quality primary and secondary schools to technical training two-year colleges and to research-intensive universities.
The department of Northern Cape must increase employment opportunities for youths.
The is also a critical need to involve youths in decisions that will affect them.
Mr. Ban said we cannot talk about sustainable development without the active involvement of youth.
The government can empower youths by funding projects that allow youths to actively participate in changing society.
When the government gives youth decent jobs, political weight, negotiating muscle, and real influence in our world youth can create a better future.
Due to the economic situation in our province, many of the youths are without jobs and thus cannot earn a sustainable livelihood.
By providing employment for youths either in the formal or informal sector will translate to hunger and a poverty-free society.