The 3rd Annual National Youth Skills Development Expo 2015 was held for two days from 30th October, 2015 to 31st October, 2015 from 8am till 6pm, with the theme The theme: Opportunities and linkages to address unemployment-achieving Vision 2040 both days, at Uganda National Museum. It was organized by the Youth Advocacy Foundation Uganda (YAFU), in conjunction with Uganda Youth Network (UYONET), Ministry of Gender, Labor and Social Development (MGLSD). Sponsored by:Nice House of Plastics, Crown Beverages Ltd (PEPSI), International Republican Institute (IRI), WBS Television, African Centre For Policy Research & Accountability(ACEPRA), Uganda Industrial Research Institute (UIRI) and the Uganda Museum. With coordinating youth led and serving partners; International Labor Organization (ILO) YEF groups, IFRAD, OpenSpace, Agrimis Solutions, Uganda Parliamentary Forum on Youth Affairs,Social Innovations Academy (SINA), Students for Global Democracy, Uganda Youth Alliance for Family Planning and Adolescent Health (UYAFPAH), Rain Forest Farmers Uganda, Quantum Communications Limited, Kampa Bits, Ruins Media. The 2015 Youth skills devt registered over 2,000 participants, young people - in school,out of school and youth serving, led organizations, groups and companies who even exhibited a variety of youthful skills all through. Among the schools/institutions at the expo were; Makerere University,Kyambogo University, Makerere University Business School, Sumaya Girls high school,Kawanda Secondary School,Kibuli Secondary school, St. Peters Secondary school Nsambya, Kinaawa High school,City View high school, Hilton high school Mukono Midland high school and East High School Ntinda
Special appreciation to Nice House of Plastics, Red Pepper, Standard Chartered Bank, US Mission Uganda,Cana Agro Ltd, Office of The Prime Minister-Uganda, Ignite the Youth Africa, RHU, Global Health Corps, Ministry of Gender, Labor and Social Development, Ministry Of Children & Youth, State Minister for Investment, National Curriculum Development Centre, UNVL, KampaBits, Aptech, Sikia Media, Uganda Museum, UN Volunteers, Designer's Nest Ltd, UHMG, Blood Bank, Runis Media, UN Volunteers, African Youth Development Link, USA Educate, Kyuka Youth Out Reach, UGA Talk, Hope and Beyond,Kira Road Police Station, All the Exhibitors, - Panelists, Speakers, YAFU team, Volunteers or Support team, well wishers and participants, Thank you so much for making 2013 a reality and we are hopeful that 2014 will be more of a success to you, all who will participate including secondary Schools and institutions since it will come during that time.