The Ministry of Labour led by the Principal Secretary State Department for Labour and Skills Development, Geoffrey Kaituko, together with other stakeholders joined the world in marking the World Youth Skills day, which is celebrated on 15th July every year, to celebrate the strategic importance of equipping the youth with skills for employment, decent work and entrepreneurship.
In a remarkable event that took place on the esteemed grounds of the University of Nairobi under the captivating World Youth Skills Day 2023 theme, "Skilling Teachers, Trainers, and Youth for a Transformative Future.", the State Department for Labour and Skills Development proudly presented an exceptional showcase of the wealth of labour market information it has diligently produced over the years.
We stood firm in our commitment to empowering the future workforce of our nation. Our goal was to equip young minds with the essential tools and knowledge needed to thrive in today's dynamic professional landscape. By providing accurate and up-to-date labour market information, we aimed to assist individuals in making informed career decisions and seizing promising opportunities.
We engaged in enthusiastic interactions with the participants, including talented youth, industry leaders, education stakeholders and other players in the labour market.
The State Department for Labour and Skills Development remains steadfast in its mission to bridge the gap between education and employment, nurturing a skilled and resilient workforce that can drive sustainable economic growth and transform the society.