ABOUT THE MYIA
A yearly awards events for acknowledging the contributions and support of Individuals, businesses, stakeholders for their hard work and impact made by outstanding youth leaders in Ghana in various sectors for national development
There are 3 thematic areas for consideration of nominees for this award
1. Transformation of lives
2. Value Addition
3. Human resource investment/ enabling environment
Raising a new Generation of young leaders of Ghana Origin Globally for Good Governance and Sustainable Democracy
There are 2 main Leadership Pathways
This is a leadership pathway for aspiring future Members of Parliament.
Members are appointed to the political constituencies, States or Regional as Youth MPs. In the case of Ghana, for example, members are appointed to the 275 constituencies.
These MPs have a mandate of 4yrs to make an impact. They develop their policy blueprint called the MAGGA MANIFESTO which identifies problems in the constituencies and proposed innovative development solutions.
The Parliament is in 3 tiers i. CAMPUS PARLIAMENT ii. REGIONAL PARLIAMENT iii. NATIONAL PARLIAMENT
In Ghana, the Youth MPs are elected into leadership to serve across the country in the 275 constituencies, starting from Campuses to regional and finally the National Youth Leadership Parliament
Monthly Regional Parliamentary debates are organized to discuss regional issues. Quarterly National Parliamentary debates are held to move motions to adopt decisions on regional matters for governments attention on policy for development.