Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE PRESS RELEASE:    Thursday 25 October 2018

The Ministry of Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation through the Zimbabwe Youth Council, which was established by the Zimbabwe Youth Council Act [Chapter 25:19] as amended in 1997 is now working on processes to establish a board to oversee operations of the parastatal according to Section 3(C) of the Act. To that effect we wish to;

A).Remind all Nationally Registered Youth Organisations to comply with the provisions of the Act according to Sections 13, 14, 15 and 16. The following documents are required as part of the compliance verification exercise;

  • Certificate of Registration or Confirmation letter
  • Current constitution of the association
  • List of the National Executive members including their National ID and contact numbers
  • List of Provincial and District membership including their National ID and contact numbers.
  • 2018 Mid-Year report detailing activities undertaken, funding sources and amounts received to date

B).Inform those who have already complied to submit the following in preparation for the elections of board members;

  • A letter of nomination stating their preferred candidate in the sector they represent.
  • On the same letter, state the name of an official from the organisation to accompany the candidate to the elections for purposes of voting.

NB: Elections will be conducted according to the following sectors;

  1. HEALTH AND SOCIAL WELFARE
  2. ENVIRONMENT, CLIMATE AND TOURISM
  3. SPORT, ARTS AND RECREATION
  4. AGRICULTURE, APICULTURE AND AQUACULTURE
  5. ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND FINANCIAL SERVICES
  6. INFORMATION, COMMUNICATION AND TECHNOLOGY
  7. MINING, ENERGY AND INFRASTRUCTURE

This is in line with the provisions of Section 13 (6) of the Act. Deadline for submission is Thursday 8th of November 2018. Failure to comply will lead to deregistration and no further reminder will be issued. For further information please do not hesitate to contact the Acting Director

Zimbabwe Youth Council

6th Floor, Coal House
17 Nelson Mandela Ave

Cnr N. Mandela/ L. Takawira
Harare
Zimbabwe
Phone:  +263 4 756177; + 263 756189;

Email: zycoperations@gmail.com

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