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NEW ROLE: Ivor Grazette

IVOR GRAZETTE, the country’s most successful locally-based tennis player of the last two decades, will begin his first major coaching assignment today in Dominican Republic. The former multiple national champion and Davis Cup player is in charge of the national under-16 boys competing in the North, Central America and the Caribbean zonal pre-qualifying tournament for the Junior Davis Cup this week.

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Condolence Message on the passing of Assistant Secretary of the TTGF, Mrs. Caroline Rostant

Condolence Message from the Honourable Shamfa Cudjoe, Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs on the passing of Assistant Secretary of the TTGF, Mrs. Caroline Rostant

Sport and Youth Affairs Minister, the Honourable Shamfa Cudjoe extends condolences to the colleagues, family and friends of the late Caroline Rostant, Assistant Secretary of the Trinidad and Tobago Gymnastics Federation, whose untimely passing has plunged the Gymnastics fraternity into mourning.

Mrs. Rostant was a member of the 29-member performance team, currently participating in the 16th World Gymnaestrada in Dornbirn, Austria for the period of July 07 - 13, 2019 and was scheduled to return home on Tuesday July 16, 2019.

Minister Cudjoe acknowledges the contributions of Mrs. Caroline Rostant to the development of Gymnastics in Trinidad and Tobago and offers her prayers and deepest sympathy to Mrs. Rostant’s family and friends, especially those within Gynmanstics, whom she would have moulded and mentored.

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CARICOM Youth Ambassadors Programme

Term of Office: 1st August, 2019 to 31st July 2022.

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Youth Ambassador Programme (CYAP) is a mechanism for promoting youth participation and partnership in regional integration and in broad socio-economic development processes.

CARICOM Youth Ambassadors (CYAs) are a network of young leaders mandated by CARICOM Heads of Governments to advocate for and educate young people about regional priorities including HIV and AIDS and the CARICOM Single Market and Economy. Their role is to address youth issues at the national level whilst bringing said issues to the attention of their respective Governments.

Persons interested in serving as CARICOM Youth Ambassadors should:

  1. Be between the ages of 18 to 25.
  2. Be a resident national of Trinidad & Tobago
  3. Be able to commit to serve as CYA for a minimum of two (2) years and a maximum term of three (3) years.
  4. Be an active member of a bonafide Youth Group/Organization.
  5. Have no competing commitments including family responsibilities and further (overseas) education plans for the next 2 – 3 years.
  6. Be able to articulate and able to effectively represent their country and relate to the youth networks and masses at home
  7. Possess appropriate knowledge, skills and attitudes on youth development issues and places a high value on learning and ongoing development;
  8. Have a clear understanding and appreciation of the socio-economic structure of the Caribbean region, the political systems governing Caribbean people and the role of CARICOM in promoting regional integration;
  9. Possess or is committed to acquiring a wide range of leadership skills including consensus building, facilitation of meetings, planning and project cycle development, monitoring and evaluation, report/proposal writing, action research, media interface and advocacy
  10. Be proactive in marketing the CYAP and strengthening networking linkages with Retired CYAs, Departments of Youth Affairs, NYCs, Ministries of CARICOM Affairs, Community Youth Organisations/NGOs, and other stakeholders
  11. Regularly shares ideas, skills and experiences with CYAs, NYCs, other youth organisations/NGOs at all levels and seeks to integrate CARICOM goals and priorities into their respective work plans;
  12. Be able to mobilize resources to support the implementation of the local work plan

Click here for the CARICOM Youth Ambassador application form.

Completed application forms must be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or the Ministry’s Head Office at #2 Elizabeth Street, St. Clair.

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