Ministry of Culture, Gender,
Entertainment and Sport

Government of Jamaica
Ministry of Youth & Culture - Statements and Values

Statements and Values


To be a vibrant and dynamic organization, excelling in service delivery, realizing the full potential of Youth and Culture in nation building.


The Ministry of Youth and Culture is mandated to lead social transformation and enhance social well-being through programmes, services and activities geared towards youth development as well as contribute to economic growth and advancement through the development of the cultural industry by generally pursuing policies and programmes which help to boost Brand Jamaica.

The Core Values of the Ministry -. 

  • Honesty
  • Creativity
  • Respect
  • Confidentiality
  • Professionalism
The Ministry is aiming to make targeted contribution in the outcomes geared to the Strategic Priorities of the Government of Jamaica, namely:
  • Social Inclusion and Protection
  • Human Capital Development and
  • Economic Growth and Job Creation; through the development of the Culture and the Creative Industries

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