Who Are We

About US

The Department of Youth Empowerment (DYE) is a strategic arm of the Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports and Culture. The Ministry works for all citizens to maximize their potential through inclusion and participatory engagement, and has identified a focus on well-adjusted youth as a result of its overall work in all Departments. The DYE operationalizes this mandate in its strategic and operational engagement with young people and key stakeholders

Mission Statement

To develop positive, self-actualized and community-spirited citizens through the implementation of evidence-based policies and programming that build youth and youth-stakeholder capacities and facilitate the integration of youth interests and concerns at all levels of decision making.


Give Youth A Voice; Inspire Greatness


To be recognized as the leader in youth mainstreaming and development in a sustainable enabling environment where all youth can feel safe, valued, involved and empowered to succeed and actively contribute to the development of St. Kitts and Nevis.

Minister’s Profile (Bio of the minister and few pictures of doing service)