The Yes, We Are Winning foundation commemorates the annual World Youth Skills Day with the theme: TRANSFORMING YOUR SKILLS FOR THE FUTURE The World Youth Skills Day is celebrated every July 15 to encourage young people to gain the skills that will equip them for entrepreneurship and employability.
Designated by the General assembly in 2014, the World Youth Skills Day is an opportunity for young people, technical and vocational education and training institutions and public and private sector stakeholders to acknowledge and celebrate the importance of equipping young people with skills for employment, decent work and entrepreneurship.
Speakers at the World Youth Skills Day Symposium in Lagos
Skills and jobs for youth feature prominently in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and SDG target 4.4 calls for a substantial increase in the number of youth and adults who have relevant skills.
At the just concluded #worldyouthskillsday2022 symposium held in Lagos, Nigeria, our amiable guests speakers and mentors led decisive discussions about the need for #youths to inculcate winning mentalities that would foster self development and productivity.
They emphasised on the need for young people to gain relevant #skills
that will help them achieve their personal success and help them make their dreams come through even in the most challenging environment.
Our speakers includes: Mrs. Agbons Igiewe, MD, Ziza Digital, Dr. Mrs. Adesola Falaiye, MD & CEO, AFKAR Prints & Publishing Company Ltd, Miss Best Akindele, MD Bestlines Creative Hub, Mr. Aderemi Ogunpitan, MD, IBST Media.and Mr. Michael Sowunmi, Founder, Rising Star Foundation.
We were entertained by the amazing dance crew, Chrysolite Crew from Ibadan. Others include Lubran, Funny Stem, Maazi waters, and Starron House of Arts from Badagry.
The Yes, We Are Winning foundation shall continue to promote the importance of Skills acquisition and provide platform for empowering youth to achieve their dreams.
Happy World youth Skills Day 2022.