Sights from the opening ceremony of the 2nd YouthConnekt Gambia Summit 2022
In attendance was the Hon. Minister of Youth & Sports Mr Bakary Y. Badjie, Hon. Minister of Communication & Digital Economy, Mr Ousman A. Bah, Lord Mayor of Banjul, Rohey Malick Lowe, Deputy Mayor of Kanifing, Ms Binta Janneh, Resident Representative UNDP Gambia Ms Aissata De, Resident Representative UNICEF The Gambia.
The Executive Director of the National Youth Council (NYC) Mr Alagie Jarju, Chairman of the NYC, Mr Ousman Fatty, Female Representative of the NYC Mam Lisa Camara, Executive Director of the National Sports Council, Mr Marcel Mendy, members of the NYC board, head of different youth-led organizations for both government and civil society, and several other personalities.
The three-day Summit seeks to bring youth from across all regions in The Gambia together to build collaborations, expand on issues bothering the country’s youth and devise a roadmap for the empowerment of Gambian youth.
The theme for the Summit is Accelerating Investment in Youth “Resilient Youth, Resilient Gambia”.