Sunday, December 18, 2016

Announcement: YJAG 9th Anniversary and 4th Congress

The Young Journalists Association of The Gambia (YJAG) has announced it is holding its 9th anniversary celebrations and fourth congress on January 7, 2017.

The congress avail the membership to select a new executive committee that will run the affairs of the association in the next three years.

YJAG was established in September 2007 by a group of young journalists to advocate for their welfare and the promotion and protection of press freedom and freedom of expression.

“[The] executive committee urges all members to settle their dues on or before the December 31, 2016. Members whose payments are up to date will be qualified to vote and be voted for during the congress,” YJAG secretary general Sulayman Ceesay said.

Mr. Ceesay said the committee will also hold its final general meeting before the congress on December 31 at the offices of the Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) and BeakanyangKafo in Tallinding at 10am.

“We are urging all the members to attend the meeting because very important issues will be discussed,” Ceesay said. He also encourages the members of the association to come along with their payment to the meeting.

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