THE ROLE OF NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS IN YOUTH DEVELOPMENT,BANJUL THE GAMBIA, WEST AFR (FOREWENGAM2004)

Venue: KAIRABA BEACH HOTEL,THE GAMBIA

Location: BANJUL, BANJUL MUNICIPALITY, Gambia

Event Date/Time: Aug 07, 2004
Abstract Submission Date: Oct 15, 2004
Paper Submission Date: Oct 30, 2004
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Description

THE CONFERENCE OPENS AT 8.00AM GMT ON THE 13TH OF DECEMBER AT KAIRABA BEACH HOTEL,BANJUL,THE GAMBIA.ORGANIZERS ARE THE FOUNDATION FOR RURAL EDUCATION,WILDLIFE AND ENVIRONMENT-THE GAMBIA,AN ORGANIZATION INVOLVED IN PROVIDING FREE EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS TO DISADVANTAGED RURAL SCHOOLS IN THE GAMBIA AND ALSO ESTABLISHING SKILLS DEVELOPMENT CENTRES FOR UNEMPLOYED YOUTHS,WOMEN AND THE DISABLED PEOPLE.
THE CONFERENCE WILL FOCUS ON PROBLEMS AFFECTING THE DEVELOPMENT OF YOUTHS SUCH AS HIV-AIDS,DISEASE,UNEMPLOYMENT,POVERTY,ALCOHOLISM,LOW SELF-ESTEEM ETC.THEN IT WILL BE ABLE TO IDENTIFY SOME PECULIAR PROBLEMS THAT ARE UNIQUE TO CERTAIN ENVIRONMENTS AROUND THE WORLD.ANOTHER THING THE CONFERENCE ORGANIZERS AIM TO ACHIEVE IS TO BRING NGOs IN THE LESS DEVELOPED AND DISADVANTAGED PART OF THE WORLD AND THEIR COUNTERPARTS FROM THE RICH AND AFFLUENT PART TOGETHER TO DISCUSS WAYS THEY CAN WORK TOGETHER ESPECIALLY IN THE FACE OF DWINDLING WORLD RESOURCES FOR CHARITABLE ACTIVITIES.
REPRESENTATIVES ARE EXPECTED FROM COUNTRIES AROUND THE WORLD AND IT AIMS TO BE THE LARGEST GATHERING OF REPRESENTATIVES OF YOUTH-FOCUSED NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS EVER ON THE AFRICAN CONTINENT.PAPERS WILL BE PRESENTED BY WORLD RENOWNED SPEAKERS AND ISSUES AGREED ON WILL BE SUBMITTED TO GOVERNMENTS AND RELEVANT INTERNATIONAL,REGIONAL AND LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS AROUND THE WORLD.

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THE CONFERENCE FEE IS EURO 420 AND THIS INCLUDES ACCOMODATION,WRKSHOPS,COFFEE GREAKS AND TRIPS TO VARIOUS YOUTH DEVELOPMENT CENTRES.