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BYLC to train 3,000 youths

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 20 October, 2021 12:00 AM
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Bangladesh Youth Leadership Center (BYLC) in partnership with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Bangladesh will train some 3000 youths over the next five years aiming to engage them in solving critical social issues.

An agreement to this effect was signed between BYLC and the Dutch Embassy in Dhaka on Tuesday for phase 2 of BYLC’s Building Bridges through Leadership Training (BBLT) and Building Bridges through Leadership Junior (BBLTJ) programmes.

Under the partnership, BYLC will train 3,000 youth from diverse backgrounds, instill in them values of inclusiveness and pluralism, and engage them in active citizenship, said a press release.

BBLT and BBLTJ participants will design and execute 375 community service projects in local communities and serve 37,500 community people.

They will work to solve critical social issues such as women empowerment, gender equality, climate change, access to education for all, social cohesion and community building, and health and hygiene.