Tsega Mekonen is 22 years and the chairperson for the Association of the Deaf in Anseba Region. She is one of the beneficiaries of the pottery training, which is facilitated by the National Union of Eritrean Youth and Students (NUEYS).
The training takes six months and by the time of interviewing her for this story, she had already been at the training centre for five months and one week.
The National Union of Eritrean Youth and Students (NUEYS) is equipping the youth with vocational skills to help them engage in economic activities and access employment. The trainings are facilitated through the youth employment skills development project in all the six regions of Eritrea. Currently 198 trainees from Keren town and its environs in Anseba region, Eritrea, have benefited from training in graphics, videography, metalwork, woodwork, pottery and electricity installation. Continue reading Vocational Training to Enhance Employment Skills for Eritrean Youth→
THE delegation of the Ministry of justice of Norwegian government conducted a 3 day working visit to Eritrea from the 14th to the 17th of December.
The delegation consisted of Mr. Jan Bugge-Mahrt, Ambassador, Ministry of Foreing Affairs; Mr. Siw S. Lexau, Deputy Director General, Ministry of Justice and Public Security; Mrs. Mette Ono Njøten, Senior Advisor, Ministry of Justice and Public Security; Mrs. Anne Siri Rustad, Policy Director/Return Coordinator, Norwegian Directorate of Immigration; Mrs. Bente Scott Amundsen, Senior Advisor, Norwegian Directorate of Immigration. Continue reading Norwegian Government Delegation Returned After 3 Days Eritrea Visit→
THE National Union of Eritrean Youth and Students (NUEYS) has been re-elected as the Pan African Youth Union (PYU) Vice-President for the East Africa/Indian Ocean region on the occasion of the 4th PYU Congress, which took place in Johannesburg, South Africa from 28-29 November 2014.
Eritrean- American, Mars Keflom talks interning in Eritrea and striving to make an impact in African development through Education
By Sesen Paulos,
Mars Keflom’s passion for African development took her to Eritrea in 2012. Over a six month period she interned with the office of the National Union of Eritrean Youth and Students (NUEYS), which matches diaspora youth with meaningful volunteer opportunities.