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Four finalists emerge for Pat Utomi Prize for Students’ Debate on Public Policy 2016.


In marking the 60th birthday celebration of renowned economist and public commentator Prof. Patrick Utomi, Youngstars Foundation in partnership with Center for Values in Leadership (CVL) is organizing an undergraduate debate challenge in honour of him. From over 330 video entries received from undergraduates across tertiary institutions in Nigeria, 16 undergraduates were selected through a

Youngstars Foundation Hosts the Preliminary Debates of Pat Utomi Prize for Students’ Debate on Public Policy 2016 in Abuja, Nigeria

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Friday 22 January, 2016 – Youngstars Foundation is hosting the preliminary debates of the Pat Utomi Prize for Students’ Debate on Public Policy 2016  in Abuja, Nigeria . From  a pool of over 330 video entries received from undergraduates of tertiary institutions in Nigeria, 16 undergraduates were  selected to participate in the Preliminary Stages holding today. Modality for

Youngstars Foundation Ghana and Vodafone Ghana Foundation officially commence an entrepreneurship skills project in Accra.


Youngstars Development Initiative Ghana and Vodafone Ghana Foundation officially commenced an entrepreneurship skills project at the Boys and Girls Remand /Correctional Center in Accra. The project is a 12 weeks intensive training in batik, tie and dye and fashion design. Twenty participants, including both girls and boys, were selected to be beneficiaries of the project.

Youngstars Foundation Ghana wins the 2015 Samsung Generations For Peace Awards for Impact


The fifth Generations For Peace Samsung Advanced Training concluded in Amman, Jordan. The six day 2015 Samsung Advanced Training, during which 39 volunteers from 10 countries gained new skills in facilitating peacebuilding programmes in their communities, ended with the annual Awards Dinner on 25 November at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Amman, Jordan. HRH Prince

Young Innovators Converge to Increase Innovation and Creative Disruption Skills in Thinking School Africa 2015 – Abuja, Nigeria


About 83 young innovators from 19 states of the six geo political zones of Nigeria converged in Abuja for a 5 days youth innovation bootcamp titled Thinking School Africa between 23rd and 27th November 2015, at the Silverbird Galleria. The program which has held annually since 2013 in Dubai, United Arab Emirate was hosted in

Bringing DESPLAY Africa Training to Retirement


For 10 consecutive years, DESPLAY as a program through the unflinching support and funding from the best partner in the world (NED – USA), has been able to discover, train, and network young leaders from Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa, Cameroon, D.R Congo, and Liberia. Today, many of the people that undergone DESPLAY training academy are

Youngstars Foundation Hosts Youth Workshop at 8th Assembly in Seoul Korea


During the World Movement for Democracy 8th Assembly at Seoul Korea November 1st to 4th, 2015, Youngstars Foundation facilitated a workshop on the 2nd November titled How to Conduct Innovative Issue-based Mobilization Among Youth. The workshop coordinated by Youngstars CEO Kingsley Bangwell had panelists from Nigeria, Hong Kong, Lebanon and Nicaragua with participants from different

Center for Strategic and International Studies Washington DC Hosts Youngstars CEO – Kingsley Bangwell


To conclude its series on the CSIS Nigeria Forum, Youngstars Foundation CEO Kingsley Bangwell was hosted as part of the speakers at the CSIS Headquarters in Washington DC on 7th July 2015. The forum titled Democracy and Governance in Nigeria, the Road Ahead explored the 2015 General Elections in Nigeria with focus on how Youngstars