GLOBAL – SOUTH AFRICA: YGAP stats for 2012 – 2019

GLOBAL – SOUTH AFRICA: YGAP stats for 2012 – 2019

The IFWEA Youth Global Awareness Programme (YGAP) is a much anticipated annual exposure and exchange programme for young staff members of IFWEA affiliates and the labour organisations who are the beneficiaries of their services.

The two-week immersive programme is an integral part of the drive to build a global knowledge community of worker educators and labour organisers.

We take a brief overview of who has attended the programme in the years 2012 to 2019:

Out of 169 participants in this period, 109 have been females and 60 have been males.


18 – 25: 41

25 – 30: 47

30 – 35: 45

Above 30: 14


Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Bolivia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Nepal, Peru, Philippines, South Africa, Uruguay, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Cambodia, Colombia, Ireland, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Venezuela, Cameroon, Ghana, India, Syria, Uganda, United States, Belarus, Zambia.

Host Organisations in South Africa:

Trade Unions, Community Organisations and Education NGOs.