Youth Ministry Launches Poster Competition on International Youth Day

first_imgYouth Ministry Launches Poster Competition on International Youth Day CultureAugust 12, 2014Written by: Ministry of Youth & Culture RelatedThousands Celebrate at Grand Gala FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail RelatedCulture Ministry Wants Greater Recognition for Maroons RelatedThousands Turn Out for St. James Independence Day Civic Ceremonycenter_img Story HighlightsThe Ministry of Youth and Culture will commemorate International Youth Day 2014 (IYD) with the launch of its poster competition entitled: “Mental Health Matters”. The competition, which is being promoted through the Youth Information Centres (YICs), will highlight the importance of mental health among young people.International Youth Day is celebrated around the world on August 12 each year and this year’s theme is “Youth and Mental Health”. The Ministry of Youth and Culture will commemorate International Youth Day 2014 (IYD) with the launch of its poster competition entitled: “Mental Health Matters”.  The competition, which is being promoted through the Youth Information Centres (YICs), will highlight the importance of mental health among young people.International Youth Day is celebrated around the world on August 12 each year and this year’s theme is “Youth and Mental Health”.The winner of the poster competition will receive a cash prize of $15,000 courtesy of the Kiwanis Club of New Kingston and will have his/her poster displayed on the website and social media pages of the National Centre for Youth Development — the youth division of the Ministry of Youth and Culture.Director of Youth Programmes at the Ministry, Takisha Sten-Barnes said the poster competition would “raise awareness of the important mental health challenges that some youth endure and provide an outlet for those who have been stigmatized or discriminated against to speak up and speak out about their experiences.”Ms. Barnes said youth across the island looked forward to the annual celebration of IYD because it recognizes the important contribution of young people to the process of development.The Ministry will also conduct Youth Empowerment Seminars in the parishes of St. Catherine and St. James to mark International Youth Day.Following the seminars, participants will be required to participate in a four day training workshop which will explore a holistic approach towards the development of self, mind and body. The workshop will be conducted by the international non-profit, the Art of Living.The global observance of International Youth Day this year is intended to raise awareness of mental health conditions, as well as highlight the experiences of brave, young individuals who have chosen to speak out about these issues. The objective is to overcome stigma and discrimination and ensure that young people with mental health conditions can lead full and healthy lives free from isolation and unnecessary shame. Advertisementslast_img read more

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Highlights of the Week – Readers’ Choice

first_imgInvestigation Launched After Fatal Dredging AccidentThe body of Floris Heeren, a 23-year-old Belgian crew member of the “Juan Sebastian de Elcano”, who died after falling off his ship Monday, November 3rd, has been recovered and brought to a funeral parlor, reported the abs-cbnnews.Southampton Port Ready for GiantsAssociated British Ports’ Port of Southampton is ready to handle the biggest ships in the world today and long into the future after a £40 million dredging project.Boskalis Acquires Stake in FugroRoyal Boskalis Westminster N.V., a leading global maritime services company operating in the dredging and inland infra, and offshore energy sectors, has acquired a 14.8% stake in Fugro N.V.Official Start of the New Suez Canal ProjectHead of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Mohab Mamish and United Arab Emirates Minister of State Sultan Ahmed al-Gaber earlier this week gave the green light for the start of dredging works on the new Suez Canal project.Steel Cutting Ceremony for Dredger “Mahury”The steel cutting ceremony for the new project, the 1.840 m3 twin screw trailing suction hopper dredger “Mahury”, will take place at MTG Dolphin on 25th of November 2014.Dredging Today Stafflast_img read more

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PVL to start with Open Conference this 2020

first_img“Naka-quarantinetayo, and ang mga teams walangtraining kasi nga bawal. Even afterthis quarantine, I think hindi rinenough ang time to train kasi teams will need at least a month ortwo para makapag-training,” he added. “We cannot say kung kailan kami makakapag-meeting dahil nga dito sa coronavirus. Lahatnga ng sports natigil din. Nakakahinayang nga rin yung UAAP.Hopefully, maging maayos na lahat bythe end of April,” Palou further said./PN PVL was expected to start on May 30.However, the government extended the enhanced community quarantine imposed inLuzon until April 30 and could make it still last longer. “Initially, May 30 sana ang openingwith the Reinforced Conference. But with our current situation with thecoronavirus, I don’t think we can proceed with that,” he said. “I’m going topropose to the team owners that we will start with the Open Conferenceinstead.” Premier Volleyball League (PVL) will start the 2020 season with its Open Conference rather than the usual Reinforced Conference. The league was scheduled to begin on May 30, but the coronavirus disease 2019 outbreak in the country halted the plan. ABS-CBN SPORTS MANILA – The Premier Volleyball League(PVL) will kick-start its fourth season with the Open Conference instead of theusual Reinforced Conference, PVL president Ricky Palou said.According to Palou, adjustments have been by the league since teams will havedifficulties flying in foreign reinforcements due to the current situation ofthe coronavirus disease 2019 in the country.“In the current situation kasi, baka ‘yung mga foreign players mag-hesitate pumunta dito and bakamahirapan na ang mga teams namakakuha ng imports,” Palou said in a statement, adding that the tournamentschedule must be adjusted.last_img read more

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Djuric Goal To Be Reviewed By EFL

first_imgThe goal, scored six minutes into added time in City’s 2-1 defeat at Elland Road, was initially credited to Milan Djuric after the striker met David Cotterill’s left-wing corner with a powerful near-post header.However, Matty Taylor may have claimed the final touch before the ball found the bottom corner.The EFL will confirm the identity of the scorer in due course.last_img

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