NYC, youth groups urge Congress to prioritize FOI

The National Youth Commission [NYC] on Friday renewed its call to Congress to prioritize the passage of the Freedom of Information [FOI] Law. Together with youth advocates, the youth commission urged the House of Representatives leadership to ensure the passage of the measure in the last session of the 16th Congress. The FOI Law seeks to institutionalize transparency in the government by ensuring that ordinary … Continue reading NYC, youth groups urge Congress to prioritize FOI

NYC to COMELEC: Prioritize Voters’ Registration for OSYs and PWDs

The National Youth Commission urged the Commission on Elections to prioritize the registration of voters from the ranks of the out of school youth and young persons with disabilities. In a resolution sponsored by Asec Jose Rafael Cruz, it stated that the OSYs and the young PWDs are often faced with challenges and vulnerabilities that deprive them of meaningful political participation. “The Filipino youth accounts … Continue reading NYC to COMELEC: Prioritize Voters’ Registration for OSYs and PWDs

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Third National Climate Conference Opens for Paper Submissions

The Third National Climate Conference is now open for submissions. Interested inviduals may start sending papers that follow the theme, “climate-related risks and disasters” in these topics: Climate trends and implications to DRR Increasing risk and exposure in landscapes, seascapes, and vulnerable sectors (IPs, minority, urban poor) Demography and migration Urban growth, building urban centers/ resiliency Community-based disaster response Available technologies and communication tools Early … Continue reading Third National Climate Conference Opens for Paper Submissions

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Re-Imagined NYC, Re-Imagined Filipino Youth: Valedictory Message of Former NYC USec Leon Flores III

Here is the 3-Year Valedictory Message of Undersecretary Leon Flores III, Chairman and CEO, National Youth Commission, (March 16, 2011 – May 19, 201):   Let me just get one thing out of the way. And this one has quite bothered me for a long time already since the appointments came in. Hindi po totoo ang mga balitang ako na po ang napipisil na papalit … Continue reading Re-Imagined NYC, Re-Imagined Filipino Youth: Valedictory Message of Former NYC USec Leon Flores III