We are excited to invite all our members to take part in a number of activities that will make up the MaSP Youth Festival next week. The Youth Festival will take place virtually over a period of 3 days from the 14th to the 16th of September 2021. The Youth Festival seeks to engage the youth on a number of topics such as climate change, corruption and fire fighting. Also Part of the Festival will be Competitions and Cultural Exchange Exhibitions.
Participants in Scotland/Malawi to write one paged Essay on COP 26, what climate change issues their communities are facing and what they would want addressed at COP.
To be launched on 1st Day of Festival 14th September- 9th October
Prizes to be won
Contestants in Scotland to record a video singing the Malawian National anthem while Malawi Contestants sing Scottish cultural song.
To be lauched on 2nd Day of Festival 16th September -9 october
Youth role in Corruption fight
Is there a role for the youth in keeping the government accountable and taking part in the fight against corruption?
Panel: ACB, Strand lead, Chance for change
14 September 2021 10-11am
Climate Change Innovation and Youth Employment
Youth unemployment is undoubtedly a major issue and so is Climate change. However, can the two problems be used to offer solutions instead? Are there climate change innovations that can offer employment to the youth? How can we scale them up?
Panelists: Brenda Mwale,Musayiwale Mwale, Henry Ngwira
15 September 10-11am
Youth and Fire fighting
Fires in Malawi are costing the country millions in property loss. Malawi’s Fire fighting brigades are however limited and do not offer much help against the Infernos. Could fire fighting skills to the youth prove to an effective solution?
Panel: Mzuzu City Fire Dept.BT City Fire Dept.Scotland Fire Dept
Art and Cultural Exhibitions/Challenge
A 30-60 minutes showcase of Malawian and Scottish Culture and Art by Schools in the Partnership
Central Region 14 September
Southern Region 15 September
Northern Region 16 September