Zambo LGU to establish Youth Council PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 07 May 2017 18:04

The city government of Zamboanga is planning to establish a Youth Development Council that will serve as a Secretariat to focus on youth concerns.

The Council is expected to coordinate and collaborate with different government agencies regarding youth-oriented affairs.

The creation of the Youth Development Council is reportedly included among the Executive-Legislative Agenda of the local government unit in concurrence with the Sangguniang Panlungsod.

The executive department is currently preparing a draft to be submitted to the legislative council for the passage of an ordinance that will legitimize the plan.

The Youth Development Council aims to bring together different specialized groups representing the different sub sectors of young people.

This includes the Sangguniang Kabataan, the out of school youth, LGBT, church-based organizations, indigenous people and young professionals. (RGAAGo)