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Project ID 00075586 Description Prog 19 UNDP: Youth Employment
Fund
Sierra Leone MDTF
Start Date *: 24 Jun 2010
Theme
Youth Development & Employment
Project status Financially Closed
Country Sierra Leone Participating Organization   UNDP - UNDP(MDTF/PUNO only).
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Project Description:

The DAO funds will be used to implement important activities of the National Youth Employment and Empowerment Programme (Ministry of Youth Employment and Sports). The activities will develop a national service for youth to access knowledge and skills on starting and operating a small enterprise; the roll out of the careers advice and placement service that will enable youth to make well-informed decisions in their education courses; strengthen their job search skills and place intern and graduates in positions that will provide a start to their professional career. The project will also support the development of opportunities for youth to be more represented in decision-making forums and engaged in decisions that directly affect their lives.

Development Goal and Key Outcomes:

Development Goals: Youth employment opportunities enhanced through the development of well-coordinated employment- support services and strengthened youth-engagement structures

Key Outcomes

Outcome 1: Enterprise development services operational in all districts

Outcome 2: Careers advice and placement services operational in universities and 9 TVET centres

Outcome 3: 1,000 youth running their own enterprises

Outcome 4: Youth Councils operational in all districts and involved in youth-related decision-making in the Local Councils

Outcome 5: 2,000 youth engaged in decision-making in their own locality in the main urban areas

Deliverables:

  • Technical Support for the development and coordination of a servi ce that will support youth to start -up and operate their own enterprise
  •  Technical and financial support to ensure that there is an enterprise development service in every district
  •  Technical and financial support to the implementation of new approaches (developed through the lessoned learned process) to ena ble 1,000 youth to be running their own enterprises
  • Technical and financial support to develop Careers advice and Placement services in the universities and 9 TVET centres and at least one careers advice sessions in each senior secondary school per year
  •  Technical and financial support to strengthen the Di strict and Chiefdom Youth Councils
  •  Technical and financial support to small-scale projects that will enable youth (2,000) to rehabilitate and maintain the sports facility that they use; in so doing, to build their own capacity to organize and manage activities and to become engaged in the official decision-making processes in their own localities.
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