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.