NYC Updates

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 governance for youth development, has been heavily criticized for its lack of impact and rampant corruption. In spite of calls for its abolition, youth groups...

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) for the procurement of family planning commodities by the Bicameral Conference Committee. After an 18-year struggle to pass into law, NYC hailed the enactment...

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 and development more substantial. Undoubtedly, the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps/Conditional Cash Transfer Program) is the government’s centerpiece anti-poverty program. By providing opportunities for poor families...

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

IMPORTANT REMINDERS AND DISCLAIMER:
  1. Read the instructions carefully.
  2. In compliance with the deadline set by the organizers, applicants are given more than two (2) weeks to accomplish and submit all the application requirements. The deadline for submission of complete requirements is on 04 January 2016 (Tuesday).
______________________________________________________________   The National Council of Youth Organizations in Korea (NCYOK) in partnership with...

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