Youth commission to hold national parliament
BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya (17 October) -- The National Youth Commission (NYC) will be holding their 6th National Youth Parliament (NYP) in Tagbilaran City, Bohol from October 22-26 this year.
Richard Alvin Nalupta, NYC chairperson and chief executive officer, said the NYP aims to gather youth leaders in the country to discuss the prevailing issues affecting them.
He said the gathering shall also serve as a venue for the youth in crafting policy recommendations for the purpose of advancing youth concerns.
The NYC expects 300 youth delegates from various sub-sectors and geographical groupings nationwide where participants to the biennial national youth assembly will be selected.
Topics to be discussed where position papers will be crafted are youth migration (which covers urbanization, brain drain), magna carta of students, adolescent reproductive health (drug and substance abuse, sexually transmitted diseases), SK reform (improvements on the current SK performance), constitutional reform (charter change and its implications to the youth sector), youth networking (institutionalization of local youth development planning) and cyber youth (effects of information communication technology to youth behavior and socialization). (PIA-NVizcaya) [top]