About Us - NYP Gambia

About Us

The National Youth Parliament-The Gambia (NYP), founded in 2002, is a non-partisan, non-profit youth organization that was established as a policy advocacy, development-oriented, and youth empowerment institution that will immensely contribute towards national development, the development of the youth and the proper management of their welfares through their active participation and involvement in decision making and implementation of programs.

At the NYP, we believe in the immense role young people play in driving positive change in The Gambia and beyond. We are the leading youth organization in The Gambia, championing initiatives that enhance youth participation in decision-making processes and providing solutions to societal problems. We operate through the guidelines of key development frameworks such as the Sustainable Development Goals, the Africa Youth Charter, the National Youth Policy and the National Development Plan.

MISSION: To empower people to live their best lives by providing them with the tools and resources they need to succeed.

VISION: A world where everyone has access to the resources they need to thrive and achieve their full potential.