Vision

An excelling nation with empowered youth, that is active in sports and creative in arts and recreation by 2030.

Mission

To transform the delivery of youth development, sport, arts and recreation by ensuring equitable participation, sustainable development and empowerment for all Zimbabwean citizens.

Functions:

The Ministry’s overall functions are as outlined below:

  • Formulate, review and implement policies, strategies and programmes to promote the development of Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation;
  • Institutionalize and enforce good corporate governance in Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation programmes to attract investment and full participation of individuals and corporates;
  • Create an environment that supports and enhances the development of Youth, Sport, Arts, Recreation and the diversity of cultural expressions;
  • Establish and administer a revolving youth, sport, arts and recreation fund to stimulate the growth of youth, sport, arts and recreation industries;
  • Capacitate youth, sport, arts and recreation clients/ stakeholders through skills training to enhance high performance product and high-quality goods and services;
  • Strengthen Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation associations so as to achieve employment creation and poverty reduction and;
  • Promoting entrepreneurial skills development for Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation.
  • Mainstream youth, sport, arts and recreation in national development policies.
  • Coordinate and provide policy guidance to stakeholders and agencies in employment creation and youth, sport, arts and recreation development

Values

  • Commitment
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Fairness
  • Innovation
  • Creativity