GLOBAL – SOUTH AFRICA: The YGAP 2019 Postcard Project

GLOBAL – SOUTH AFRICA: The YGAP 2019 Postcard Project

The YGAP 2019 Postcard Project is an integral part of the overall YGAP programme. Every year the programme concludes with participants producing an educational intervention to take back to their organisations in the form of a multi-media postcard. Participants receive guidance on cultural sensitivity and media ethics before preparing their postcards. Each year there is…

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SOUTH AFRICA: The Youth Global Awareness Programme (YGAP) 2019

SOUTH AFRICA: The Youth Global Awareness Programme (YGAP) 2019

The Youth Global Awareness Programme (YGAP) 2019 was run at Community House, Cape Town, South Africa from 6  to 19 October 2019. The theme for this year was Education for Social Change: Popular not Populist. Nearly 30 participants and programme coordinators from seven countries took part in the immersive two-week programme of interactive workshops, seminars…

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GLOBAL - SOUTH AFRICA: YGAP 2018 theme: "Popular Not Populist - Make Your Voices Heard"

GLOBAL - SOUTH AFRICA: YGAP 2018 theme: "Popular Not Populist - Make Your Voices Heard"

The programme took place in Cape Town from 4th to 27th October 2018 – participants came from Bolivia, Cambodia, Cameroon, Finland, Ghana, India, South Africa, Sweden, Turkey, Uganda, USA, Zimbabwe. ▶️ Check out: our photo and video updates of activities during the programme on the YGAP 2018 Page ▶️ View: information about the programme and…

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YGAP 2018: Announcing the winners of the IFWEA essay Competition “How our education project helped build democratic participation”.

YGAP 2018: Announcing the winners of the IFWEA essay Competition “How our education project helped build democratic participation”.

The IFWEA Secretariat received 11 excellent essays from youth working in our affiliates or in organisations in the labour movement. We are pleased to announce the two winners, who were chosen by the IFWEA President, General Secretary and Programme Manager. They are Varinia Rendón Martínez from CENAC Bolivia and Jeff Tangwena from ZiCEA Zimbabwe. A…

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IFWEA Essay Competition “Worker education for building democratic participation” 2018 by Jeffy Tangwena - Winner YGAP 2018 Scholarship

IFWEA Essay Competition “Worker education for building democratic participation” 2018 by Jeffy Tangwena - Winner YGAP 2018 Scholarship

“My name is Jeffy Tangwena I am 22 years old and a youth member of Zimbabwe Chamber of Informal Economy Association (ZCIEA).  As a way of promoting democratic participation of Zimbabwean Citizens we as ZCIEA conducted voter education to the informal economy workers. Through our voter education informal economy workers managed to have a dialogue…

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The YGAP Journey - Lebogang Keabetswe, UNIAfrica, Youth President

The YGAP Journey - Lebogang Keabetswe, UNIAfrica, Youth President

Week 1: Day 1 – The Amazing Race  On day 1, the YGAP participants are put into teams for an “Amazing Race” mixed by country, gender and language, and given a series of mysterious clues to find their way across Cape Town. They are competing for a mysterious prize, so are racing for time. The value…

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GLOBAL – SOUTH AFRICA: 6th ANNUAL  YOUTH GLOBALISATION AWARENESS PROGRAMME (YGAP)

GLOBAL – SOUTH AFRICA: 6th ANNUAL  YOUTH GLOBALISATION AWARENESS PROGRAMME (YGAP)

  IFWEA’s 6th annual YGAP programme took place during October. The programme is run by the IFWEA Secretariat based at Community House in Cape Town. This year the young worker educators came from organisations based  in Zimbabwe, Botswana, Colombia, Venezuela, Cambodia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Sweden and Finland. YGAP includes course work done by participants on…

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