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Ministry of Youth; Sports and Transport

Peace Corps Belize signs MOU with Ministry of Youth, Sports, and Transport

On February 21st, 2023, Peace Corps/Belize and the Ministry of  Youth, Sports, and Transport signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on a national priority area of youth development in Belize. Peace Corps Volunteers will work alongside Belizean counterparts to implement the project activities. The goal of the project is to help Belizean youth lead healthy and empowered lives to realize their full potential into adulthood. The project activities will focus on physical education and sports development through the National Primary School Sports Program of the National Sports Council. 

Ministry of Youth, Sports and Transport Technical Visit and Study Tour in South Korea

Knowledge transfer is a key component of capacity building for the Public Transportation Reform Project funded by the Inter-American Development Bank. The delegation participated in lectures and field visits tailored to aid Belize’s public transportation development by adopting applicable solutions from South Korea’s advancement blueprint on the land transportation sector.

Department of Youth Services Celebrates International Youth Day

On August 12, 2022, the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Transport, through the Department of Youth Services (DYS), celebrated International Youth Day by hosting the grand finale of the first Belize Youth Rising Star Talent Competition.

Girl Powered Leadership Camp 2022

On August 12, 2022, the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Transport, through the Department of Youth Services (DYS), concluded its first-ever Girl Powered Leadership Camp. The two-week camp was hosted at the Youth with a Mission campus in Roaring Creek Village, Cayo District, and was split into two cohorts: the first for girls aged 14-17 and the second for young women aged 18-22, with each group attending a week consecutively. A total of 80 participants from across Belize attended.

DYS Holds Graduation Ceremony

On July 8th, 2022, the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Transport, through the Department of Youth Services (DYS), held a graduation ceremony for over 500 youths who participated in various training and certification courses initiated by the department. Two courses were in collaboration with the Ministry of Home Affairs and New Growth Industries, through the Leadership Intervention Unit. Hosted under the theme, “Schooling for At-Risk Youths,” the programs focused on enrolling at-risk youths in education activities to provide academic enhancement in areas such as Basic Math, English and Financial Literacy.