Welcome to National Youth Council of The Gambia

National Youth Council (NYC) was established by an Act of National Assembly in the year 2000 with the main function of co-coordinating all youth programmes in The Gambia and advising Government on all matters affecting young people amongst others. The creation of the Council also aimed at enhancing the participation of young people in national development efforts thus recognizing the fact that young people have innate potentials, which needs to be tapped.

Since its inception in 2000, the NYC has embarked on numerous projects and programmes geared towards building the capacities of youths and improving their general welfare and well-being. During the period under review various programmes that range from, supporting the youth centers, trainings, capacity building programmes in the area of policy development, awareness creation among the youth development initiatives were carried out by NYC.