The Youth Development Division (YDD) is one of the technical division within the Ministry of Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs (MWYCFA). The Youth Development Division currently has 8 full-time staff consisting of (1 Director, 1 Chief National Youth Programme Officer and 6 Provincial Youth Coordinators Honiara based staff).
The overall function of the Division is to manage Solomon Islands Government priorities for Youth Development and Empowerment in the country which includes;
- Develop Youth policies and strategies with National and Provincial Governments
- Coordinate, monitor and evaluate implementation of youth policies and strategies
- Provide and support platforms to link youth engagements
- Administer government core funding support for youth
To promote and enhance opportunities for the development and empowerment of youth in Solomon Islands.
Empowered, talented, innovative and valued young people who are able to realise their full potential and understand their roles and responsibilities to make meaningful contributions to the long term sustainable development of Solomon Islands socially, culturally, economically, politically and spiritually.