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Youth Ministry partners with YTEPP to launch Youth Training Programme

Young persons can look forward to seven weeks of comprehensive skills training in a Youth Training Programme offered by the Ministry of Youth Development and National Service in Life Skills, Barbering, Hairdressing, Hairweaving and Digital Enhancement Skills. The programme will be administered by the Youth Training Employment and Partnership Programme (YTEPP) to young persons, aged […]

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“Friendly Societies are Relevant,” says the Registrar of Friendly Societies

An informative booklet on Friendly Societies is now available to the public. Published by the Takaaful T&T Friendly Society, the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) booklet encompasses details on various aspects of Friendly Societies, and is aimed at edifying and enlightening citizens on the important role Friendly Societies play in building our society. The Takaaful Trinidad […]

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Josephine Shaw House for Women Officially Open

Port of Spain, Tuesday 19th July, 2022: ‘This facility establishes a new safe haven for female beneficiaries, 18-25 years, who will transition from community residences’. This was a statement by the Honourable Foster Cummings – Youth Development and National Service Minister, as he delivered remarks at the official opening of the Josephine Shaw House, located […]

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National Service – An Investment in our Youth

On Monday, July 11, 2022, The Honourable Foster Cummings, Minister of Youth Development and National Service was presented with a report from the Advisory Committee for the Development of National Service Programme at the MIC – Institute of Technology’s Head Office in Macoya. In presenting the report Dr. Ruby Alleyne, Chairman of the Advisory Committee […]

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T&T Delegation hold successful discussions with Guyana President

The Trinidad and Tobago delegation, led by Minister of Youth Development and National Service, the Honourable Foster Cummings, met this evening with His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali, President, Honourable Dr. Bharrat Jagdeo, Vice President and Minister of Agriculture, Honourable Zulfikar Mustapha and other members of the Guyanese delegation at President’s House, Georgetown, Guyana. Discussions […]

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Ministers Cummings, Singh and De Freitas on Official Visit to Guyana

Youth Development and National Service Minister, the Honourable Foster Cummings, together with Ministers in the Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries, the Honourable Avinash Singh and the Honourable Nigel De Frieitas, are currently in Guyana holding bilateral talks on cooperation in Youth and Agriculture. The Ministers together with Entomologist Roshnie Ramsingh, Special Advisor to the […]

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MYDNS Addresses Shooting Incident at the Persto Praesto Youth Development and Apprenticeship Centre

At approximately 12:35AM, on Tuesday, June 14, 2022, there was a shooting incident at the Persto Praesto Youth Development and Apprenticeship Centre. At the time of the incident two security officers were on duty when they observed two masked men approaching the facility. The men asked for a drink of water and the officers indicated […]

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MYDNS Meets with Residents of Mayo on a New Community Agricultural Project

PORT OF SPAIN. Minister of Youth Development and National Service, the Honourable Foster Cummings, yesterday, May 26, 2022, addressed residents of Mayo and its environs at a Community Meeting for the Implementation of the Mayo Community Agricultural Project (MCAP). The meeting took place at the Mayo Roman Catholic Primary School in Mayo. During his remarks, […]

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The AMPLIFY Programme Trainees Set To Hold A Significant Role In Trinidad And Tobago’s Events Ecosystem

On Friday, May 27, 2022, Minister of Youth Development and National Service, the Honourable Foster Cummings delivered the feature address at the Launch of the AMPLIFY – A Music Production and Life Skills Initiative for Youth Development, at the National Energy Skills Centre Auditorium, Southern Main Road, Point Lisas.Minister Cummings stated “Our music has tremendous […]

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Youth Ministry launches Heavy Equipment Programme with over 80 participants

On Friday 20th May, 2022, Minister of Youth Development and National Service, the Honourable Foster Cummings delivered the feature address at the Official Launch for the commencement of the Alternative Learning & Life Skills Enhancement Training (A.L.L. S.E.T.) at the Government Campus Plaza, Port of Spain. Minister Cummings stated “Many times when I walk in […]