Columnist/Opinion

The youth and nation building

By Morgen Makombo Sikwila

The youth of any country are a great asset. They are the future of the nation, the majority and represent it at any level. The intelligence and energy of the youth take the country on the success road. As every citizen is equally responsible, so as the youth too. Youths are building blocks of any country.

Today the youth might be our partners and tomorrow they will be our leaders. Youths are energetic and enthusiastic.  They have the ability to learn and adapt to the demanding environment.  They are always willing to achieve their goals.

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The youth can bring social reforms and improvements in society. We cannot make do without the youth of a country.  Any nation generally needs their participation to achieve goals and help in taking the country towards developmental progress.  Awareness should be created on youth of their power and the role they have to play in nation building.

Governments must introduce programs that will help in fighting off issues like unemployment, poor education institutions and to help them prosper without any hindrances. Citizens must encourage youth to do better in every field. If discouraged and citizens don’t believe in them, youths will lose spark.

 Youths need to be given the wind beneath their wings to fly high instead of bringing them down by tying chains to their wings. Equal opportunities must be provided for all irrespective of caste, creed, gender, race, religion, region and political affiliation.

  There are various issues of politics, nepotism and favoritism that is destroying the actual talent of the country.  This should be done away with.  Every youth should have chance to prove themselves worthy and that must be offered equally to all.

 Youths should be given power to develop the nation.  They are the future and have better perspective which the older generation lacks. Their zeal and enthusiasm must be channeled properly to help a nation prosper and flourish. 

Governments and private sector organizations need to create more opportunities for the youth to be involved in nation building and economic development.  Youths should be provided training and internships, mentorship programs and scholarships.

 Youths need to be given the opportunity to participate in decision-making processes and have their voices heard across all institutions. They should be empowered to become active citizens in all facets of life and have the pedigree to shape the future of their own country.

Youths provide fresh perspectives and have energy to help drive politics, economic development and social progress.  As the future leaders, they have a responsibility to contribute to making society better for everyone.

  This means getting involved in activities that create positive challenges. This can involve volunteering, campaigning or raising awareness on issues affecting communities, starting businesses or working on projects that improve infrastructure and services and generally being active citizens who care about improving the lives of those around them.

The youth is the backbone of any nation.  They are the future leaders, entrepreneurs and employees who will drive the economic growth and development.

  Countries need to invest in young people and provide them with opportunities to learn and succeed. The contribution of the youth in social development cannot be overemphasized.

 It is said that the youth are the leaders of tomorrow but the youth can also be the leaders of today. The youth have been always at the forefront of social change and development.

  They have always been at the vanguard of movements for democracy, human rights and social justice.  The role of young people in social change is not limited to protests and politics. Young people are also increasingly playing important roles in civil society organizations and social enterprises that work to create positive changes in their communities.

 The involvement of young people in social change is essential to creating a better future for all of us. Young people have fresh ideas and full of energy.

The energy and idealism of youths can be powerful force for social change.  The contribution of youth in social change can be seen in fields such as education, politics and community services.

In today’s world, the role of youth in peace and security has become more important than ever. With increased global conflicts and the rise of terrorism, young people have a unique perspective and skillset that can be used to build peace and promote security.

  Youths are often on the frontline of conflicts, whether it is through their involvement in militant groups or as refugees who have been displaced by violence.

  They also play an important role in post-conflict reconstruction and reconciliation efforts. As such, the youth have valuable contribution to make in terms of finding solutions to conflicts and promoting peace and security.

The world is becoming increasingly globalized and interconnected.  With this comes the need for a new generation of leaders who are not only aware of the roles of the youth today. The youth should be given tools and opportunities to lead us into the future.

  The youth should be provided quality education that will help them develop skills they need to be successful in the global economy.  Exposing the youth to different cultures and customs can help them become more tolerant and understanding of others.

It is important for the youth of any nation to be involved in its economic development. The role of the youth in nation building cannot be overemphasized. They are the future leaders of the country and it is their responsibility to lead any country or nation towards progress.

  The youth should be given opportunities to participate in various activities related to economic development so that they gain experience and knowledge about it sitting next to Nellie.

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