Welcome to NYC!

The NYC is a national government agency attached to the Office of the President. As part of efforts to reposition the NYC as the “Voice and Advocate of Youth”, a new agency logo was launched in 2012. The new NYC logo took on blue as the dominant color to project a more youthful and vibrant outlook. Still highlighted at the center is the letter “Y” to represent the Filipino youth, with an outstretched part appearing like a hand that represents the “willingness of youth to take the lead, to volunteer, to participate, and be part of the solution”. This change reaffirms and renews the Commission’s resolve to promote youth development at the national, regional, and local levels.


NYC’s Policy Advocacy


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Youth participation in disaster risk reduction and management councils

Since Republic Act (RA) No. 8044 mandates and designates the NYC as the national youth arm, its presence in the NDRRMC will ensure that all knowledge materials will also be seen through the lens of the youth. Its network of youth organizations will also be able to receive information, thus prompting them to act efficiently and effectively during disasters.

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Increased accessibility and availability of youth in agriculture programs and services.

Noting the 16-Point Agenda of the current administration that recognizes “farms and rural enterprises as vital to achieving food security and more equitable economic growth, worthy of re-investment to sustained productivity,” 2012-2016 Philippine Youth Development Plan (PYDP) seeks involvement of the youth in agriculture and ensures their contribution to development.


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Sangguniang Kabataan Reform / Local Youth Development and Empowerment Act

The Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) has been considered as a unique and genuine system of youth participation worldwide. However, the SK as an institution has been challenged by several allegations of corruption and inefficient governance.

Together with government and nongovernment agencies, internat …


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Philippine Youth Development Plan

The 2011-2016 Philippine Youth Development Plan (PYDP) is a product of desk reviews and series of consultations on young Filipino’s issues and concerns with representatives of youth and youth serving organizations. The youth’s perception on issues, (outlined in Youth Attributes, Participation and Service Providers’ or YAPS), that affect them have served as important inputs in crafting the MTYDP.

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News


NOTICE OF DISCLAIMER

The National Youth Commission is not connected in any way with the 1st YOUTH ENCOUNTER TEAM BUILDING program.  None of its officers and personnel will participate or is connected in...

SANGGUNIANG KABATAAN REFORM ENACTED

The passage of the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Reform Act today marks another victory for the Filipino youth down to the grassroots. The SK, once envisioned as a mechanism of localized youth...

Youth Agency Hits RH Budget Cut

Calling the budget cut “anti-youth”, Commissioner Perci Cendaña of the National Youth Commission (NYC) expressed grave concern over the massive slash on the budget of the Department of Health (DOH)...

ASAPP offers opportunities for youth in Bicol Region

Rural poverty is a complex socioeconomic problem that cannot simply be addressed by one government program alone. Existing programs should be reinforced with other complementary solutions to make poverty reduction...

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THE 17th ASEAN-KOREA FUTURE-ORIENTED YOUTH EXCHANGE PROGRAMME: ASEAN-KOREA YOUTH SQUARE

IMPORTANT REMINDERS AND DISCLAIMER: Read the instructions carefully. In compliance with the deadline set by the organizers, applicants are given more than two (2) weeks to accomplish and submit all the application...

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE IN JENESYS 2015 PROGRAM: JAPANESE LANGUAGE COMMUNICATION/ EXPERIENCE IN JAPANESE CULTURE

IMPORTANT REMINDERS AND DISCLAIMER: Read the instructions carefully. The National Youth Commission received the official communication about the program from the Japanese Embassy on 04 December 2015 (Friday). In compliance with the deadline...

Hiring of GIP Trainees (for batch of January – March 2016)

The acceptance of application for Government Internship Program (GIP) will start on December 07, 2015 until December 11, 2015. The applicants must be 18 – 25 years old and should not...

BE A DIGIBAYANI

In partnership with DigiBayanihan, the National Youth Commission is encouraging you to be a DigiBayani. DigiBayanihan is a nationwide digital literacy movement, implemented by ASSIST and Intel and supported by the Philippine...

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE IN ASEAN YOUTH WORKSHOP ON MEDIA LITERACY

IMPORTANT REMINDERS AND DISCLAIMER: Read the instructions carefully. You may also download and read the FAQs first. The National Youth Commission received the official communication about the program from the Department of...

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Our Programs


Youth Organization Registration Program (YORP), Technical Assistance to Youth Organizations

campaign for the registration of youth organizations (Section 10m of RA 8044); aside from the database and direct link-up also, the mandated function also includes capacity-building and monitoring as part of the reformulated framework of implementation


42nd Ship for Southeast Asian Youth Program (SSEAYP)

Coordination of Other International Exchange Programs

administration and coordination of exchange programs (section 10h of RA 8044) to ensure youth participation in various functional cooperation events; post event participation involves feedback or transfer of knowledge/technology gained from the exchange program


Government Internship Program (GIP)

a program to address employability of young people through a 3-month internship; also provides stipend during internship as provided in Executive Order No. 139 (series of 1993)


Annual Search for the Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations (TAYO)

conduct of a nationwide search and recognition of outstanding projects by youth organizations; promotes youth participation by providing inspiration to youth groups in undertaking meaningful engagement in the community

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Transparency Seal

National Budget Circular 542, issued by the Department of Budget and Management on August 29, 2012, reiterates compliance with Section 93 of the General Appropriations Act of FY2012. Section 93 is the Transparency Seal provision, to wit:

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