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Youths to participate in capacity development workshop

Youths to participate in capacity development workshop

Youth representatives from Ba, Lautoka, Nadi, and Sigatoka areas will gather in Nadi from 9 to 11 September, for the final in a series of four workshops aimed at identifying youth challenges and sharing information and experiences on available opportunities, particularly in the areas of social issues and democratic governance, and youth entrepreneurship.

Youth make up one-third of Fiji’s population and have the potential to make a difference in the community, improve current living standards and increase access for all in the development process.

What: Building capacities of youth to enable effective democratic participation and social cohesion

When: 9 to 11 September, 2015 @ 8.15am

Where: Novotel Hotel, Nadi, Fiji

Who: Welcoming Address: Osnat Lubrani, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative

Keynote Address: Josefa Sania, Permanent Secretary for Youth and Sports

The workshop is organized in partnership with the Ministry of Youth and Sports, and as part of the Strengthening Youth Participation in the Transition to Democracy project, which started in Fiji in 2012. It is supported through the Democratic Governance Thematic Trust Fund established by UNDP.

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