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ABOUT US

The Ministry of Youth and Sports (MOYS) is a Key Component of the Government of The Republic of The Gambia that is bestowed with the responsibility to coordinate, facilitate and ensure the development of youth and sports in the country. It provides the Policy direction (Youth and Sports Policies) for the smooth implementation of youth and sports activities and programmes throughout the country.

The Gambia’s youth constitute over 60%of the population which necessitates the need for their effective mainstreaming and assuming center of focus to drive socio-economic change and national development. The ultimate goal of the policy is to function as a guide for the MOYS and its partners to ensure that investment in youth takes place across all sectors and in all policies and programmes.

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The Ministry is responsible for policy evolution and overall coordination of the activities of youth and sports, while implementation is carried out through its six(6) satellite institutions which are Department of Planning and Programmes (DOPP), National Youth Service Scheme (NYSS), President’s International Award (PIA), National Youth Council (NYC), National Sports Council (NSC), National Enterprise Development Initiative (NEDI) and the Independence Stadium and Friendship Hotel.

Mission Statement

To deliver excellence in youth and sports development by ensuring that youths are guided towards entrepreneurship, employability, leadership and encourage mass participation in sports and exercise for well being.

Vision Statement

To be perceived as the Centre or Platform for Empowering Youths as effective aggregates in National Development and for Excellence in Sports that Generates Value.

Upcoming Event

International Youth Day
THEME: YOUTH ENGAGEMENT FOR GLOBAL ACTION

DATE: 12th August 2020

RECENT NEWS

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NEWLY APPOINTED MINISTER OF YOUTH AND SPORTS EMBARK ON AN INSTITUTIONAL TOUR TO ALL THE SATELLITE INSTITUTIONS UNDER THE MINISTRY

16/10/2020

The newly appointed Youth and Sports Minister Bakary Y Badjie on Thursday commence his institutional familiarization tour.
The tour is meant to afford the minister to familiarise himself with the institution's under his purview and get first-hand information on the operations of its institutions. 
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SPEECH BY THE HON BAKARY Y. BADJIE, MINISTER OF YOUTH AND SPORTS AT HIS SWEARING IN CEREMONY AT THE STATE HOUSE IN BANJUL

06/10/2020

Your Excellency the President of the Republic of The Gambia
The Vice President of the Republic of The Gambia, My Lord the Chief Justice,
Colleague Cabinet Members, Secretary General and Head of the Civil Service
Deputy Secretary General, Secretary to Cabinet, Senior Government Functionaries and my Learned Judges..
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SCORPIONS TRAINING SESSION IN PORTUGAL AHEAD OF THE TWO INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLIES SLATED FOR THE 9TH AND 13TH OF OCTOBER 2020.

06/10/2020

The team had its first training session on Tuesday morning with all the players on board assisted by the back room staff under the supervision of the Belgain tactician Coach Tom Saintfiet while GFF 3rd Vice President and Head of delegation Rtd Gen Lang Tombong Tamba also watched from the stands
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OUR PARTNERS

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Address

New Administrative Building
The Quadrangle
Banjul,
The Gambia.

Contact

Email: info@moys.gov.gm
Phone: (+220) 4225264
                (+220) 4225265