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Counseling and Guidance Training for Youth Migrant Returnees
Participants holding the training banner, shortly after the opening ceremony
The Gambia National
Youth Council in partnership with the Gambian Immigration Department, the Ministry
of Youth and Sports (MoYS) and supported by the Gambia Youth Empowerment
Project (YEP) are organizing a 5-day intensive training on counselling and guidance
for voluntary youth migrant returnees in the country.
DATE: 5th to 9th
08:30 – 6:00PM (Daily)
LOCATION: Bwian, West Coast Region
Part of the
Council’s series of activities to tackle irregular youth migration and accelerate
returnees’ management, this action will bring together youth and other
stakeholders from different parts of the country to be trained on;
- Guidance and
counseling, returnees’ case management and mentoring.
- Orient the
returnees on opportunities and support agencies available for youth in the
Gambia and how they can access such support services.
- Assess the
capacities of the returnees for possible support and linkages with appropriate
support service providers or projects.
trainers for the exercise are representative of youth groups, voluntary
returnees as well the affected families and stakeholders dealing with youth
irregular migration issues. 35 participants are targeted for the training.
The media are
invited to cover the event or conduct interviews. Journalists willing to attend should contact: Mr. Kawsu SILLAH by email
to: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 9865300 l 3965300.
More details on the official opening ceremony to follow.