About Us

NYC in Brief

The Gambia National Youth Council (NYC) is a Public Agency established by an Act of Parliament in 2000. The agency is actively operating in all the 7 administrative regions and 53 districts of the Gambia with over 172 registered national and community based youth civil society organisations. Our mandate is to mobilise, coordinate and supervise youth organisations, implement national youth programmes and advise government on youth matters.

Why Us?

Our Strength: We represent over 60% of the Gambia's population and work directly with young people through our following structures!

NYC Strategic Pillars

Youth Leadership and Political Participation

Education, Entrepreneurship and Employment

Curbing Youth Irregular Migration

Access to Information and Anti-Corruption

Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)


Environment, Climate Change and Biodiversity

Gender-Based Violence, and Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights

Peace, Security and Justice

Creative Industry (Arts, Fashion, Sports and Culture)

Our Activities

Upcoming Events

Why Join NYC?









Our Membership

Operating in more than three regions

  • Certificate of Membership
  • Capacity building
  • Access to funding opportunity

D 1000 / YR

Operating only in one region

  • Certificate of Membership
  • Capacity Building

D 500 / YR

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