Youth Organizations’ Registration Program
Pursuant to RA 8044, otherwise known as the “Youth in Nation-Building Act” the National Youth Commission shall register, help and facilitate the establishment of Youth Organizations and Youth Serving Organizations.
Through the nationwide registration of youth and youth serving organizations, the Commission links up with the youth and facilitates a more active participation in its programs.
Also, the NYC encourages YORP-registered Youth Organizations to register with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Please download thier information materials below or visit their website at: www.sec.gov.ph.
Ship for Southeast Asian Youth Program
The Ship for Southeast Asian Youth Program (SSEAYP) is an annual cultural exchange program that started in 1974 as a joint statement between ASEAN member countries and Japan. Participated by young people from these countries, the program’s objective is to promote friendship and mutual understanding among them and the local youth in their respective countries.
Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations
The Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations (TAYO) is an annual search and recognition program for outstanding contributions made by youth and youth serving organizations nationwide. The awardees receive prizes that would enable them to sustain their current efforts or develop and implement new programs.
Government Internship Program
NYC serves as the secretariat of this program, which started off as a summer work program for students.
It is NYC’s contribution to the poverty alleviation program of the government. NYC arranges for other government agencies and private companies to hire out-of-school, unemployed youth as interns who receive a monthly stipend that is 75% of the minimum wage.
National Youth Parliament
The NYP is a 3-day convention of youth leaders every two years wherein policy recommendations are formulated to address youth issues, and serve as government’s guide in policy formulation and program development. Started in 1996, youth leaders gather every two years to share ideas and gain valuable insights and networks to aid them in their youth development efforts.
Local Youth Development Program
The program aims to strengthen NYC’s linkage with its clientele in the grassroots level by beefing up its current set up and by advocating for the establishment of Local Youth Development Councils.
Once established, the LYDCs shall be responsible for the formulation of policies and implementation of youth development programs in their localities in coordination with various government and non-governmental organizations.
"Mindanao 2020" is the new banner Peace and Development Advocacy Program of of the National Youth Commission. It is a comprehensive advocacy-training program on the culture of peace, human rights and the indigenous peoples.
It aims to advance the promotion of peace, racial and cultural tolerance, respect for the environment, rights of children, youth, women and the indigenous peoples.
NYC Volunteer Program
NYC maintains a pool of youth volunteers which are mobilized in support of NYC programs, projects and activities. NYC Volunteers have been actively involved in the implementation of the Parliament of Youth Leaders (NYP), SSEAYP, the National Greening Program (NGP) among others.
Abot-Alam National Program for Out-of-School Youth
Abot-Alam is a nationwide program with the vision of helping our community-based youth through opportunities for education, possible career and employment. It is a national strategy to organize efforts in integrating programs for our out-of-school youth (OSY).
National Action Plan for Youth Employment and Migration (NAP-YEM)
Aims is to reduce vulnerability of overseas/migrant workers by promoting local employment and entrepreneurship
Straw Desk (Students’ Rights and Welfare Desk)
On 26 September 2011, the National Youth Commission approved Resolution No. 127, Series of 2011, entitled A Resolution Supporting the Student Rights and Welfare Bill. The STRAW Desk is the program instituted by the Commission in support of said Resolution.
The STRAW Desk has the following objectives:
- to aid in the policy formulation and development of the Students’ Rights and Welfare bills pending in Congress and other forms of policies relevant to students, especially those of relevant government agencies;
- to promote and advocate STRAW among stakeholders, primarily the students, school administrators and teachers, and relevant government agencies; and
- to pilot a mechanism for the processing of complaints pertaining to STRAW concerns and violations.
The heart of the STRAW Desk is its function to receive complaints on STRAW concerns and violations primarily through a STRAW website (and supplementary mechanisms), and for the NYC to act on these complaints within its mandate for the benefit of aggrieved students. The NYC endeavors to gather as much information as possible on a received complaint in this website
Visit the STRAW Desk website