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DESPLAY 10 Governance and Leadership Learning Visit to Ghana

The “Governance and Leadership Learning Visit” is a DESPLAY component that allows DESPLAY Africa participants visit an African democracy for the purpose of networking, learning, and experience sharing on the best way African democracies can be further strengthened across borders. Originally, South Africa was our preferred destination for DAS 10 learning visit, but due to the unfortunate

Youngstars Foundation Presents Youth Podium – November 2015 Edition

Nigeria has spent about N950 billion on fuel subsidy in the last 11 months, representing about 25% of the 2015 annual budget. Removal of subsidy will lead to sharp increases in pump price and cost of living among the masses. However, subsidy removal will also allow government access to more funds to develop infrastructure and stabilize the

YOWDI Ambassador attends the 8th Global Assembly of the World Movement for Democracy in Seoul Korea

On 31st July 2015, Lois Chinedu emerged as the YOWDI 2015 Ambassador after pitching her Project before a panel of judges and won an all expense paid trip to attend the 8th Global Assembly of the World Movement for Democracy in Seoul Korea from 1st – 4th November, 2015. During the just concluded summit she

Youngstars Foundation CEO Kingsley Bangwell Speaks at 2015 Saudi Arabia Global Competitive Forum

On 27th January 2015, Youngstars Foundation CEO – Kingsley Bangwell was the only African to feature in the youth panel at the 8th Edition of the Annual Global Competitive Forum hosted by Government of Saudi Arabia. The youth session titled Learning Today, Leading Tomorrow: How to Empower the Global Youth had 5 speakers and it

Youngstars Foundation Presents Youth Podium – October 2015 Edition

Corruption is a problem for all countries. In 1999, Nigeria was rated the world’s second most corrupt country by Transparency International. In the year 2000, Nigeria was officially crowned the most corrupt country in the world! We slipped to second position in 2001 and remained consistent till 2004. The latest ranking places us at 136

Youngstars Foundation Presents Youth Podium – September 2015 Edition

Nigeria has recently been vexed by the issue of political appointments being made by President Muhammadu Buhari. Some insist that Federal Character must guide all appointments. Others argue that it is better based on Competence. Come and listen to Abuja youths debate on the matter. For the September edition of Youth Podium, Abuja based youth shall converge

2015 Int’l Youth Day – Youngstars Foundation CEO, Kingsley Bangwell Presenting a Souvenir to President Muhammadu Buhari at Aso Rock

To mark the 2015 International Youth Day on August 12 2015, the Federal Ministry of Youth Development in partnership with YAIGA, Youngstars Foundation and Mind The Gap Foundation hosted a conference at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa. During the one day event, hundreds of youth converged and deliberated on key issues affecting youth

Young Women in Dignity Ambassador Emergence Summit 2015

After hosting the YOWDI Capacity Summit in Abuja with 30 females, and each female conducted a post event impact activity, Youngstars Foundation will host the YOWDI Emergence Summit on 31st July, 2015 in Abuja, Nigeria. Are you a young female in Abuja passionate about young women’s dignity and development? Come and be inspired as young women shall converge to discuss,