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2nd Provincial Youth Assembly


Youth Assembly

Youth Assembly

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  • 1. 2 nd Provincial Youth Assembly Sindh By Youth Action for Pakistan
  • 2. Background
    • In 2007 UNFPA initiated youth assemblies in four provinces to empower young people.
    • More than hundred young people participated in Sindh Assembly to discuss reproductive health issues and policy
    • Leader of the house , speaker , opposition leader were also elected .
  • 3. Objectives
    • Enhance UNFPA network at the National Level
    • Establishing database of trainers on Reproductive Health and HIV / AIDS, Gender will be developed at the district levels
    • Reproductive Health issues will be understood in the true perceptive.
    • Provincial Youth Assemblies will be compiled indigenous views of the young people on R.H, Gender and HIV / AIDS matters
    • developing partnership with other stakeholders
  • 4. 2 nd Youth Assembly Sindh
    • Theme : making decisions , Moving forward
    • Location : Karachi
    • Participants : 60 -80
  • 5. Outcome
    • Establishing Youth Assembly secretariat
    • Rebuild network
    • Appoint district focal person of assembly
    • Web link of youth assembly through YAP portal
    • Influence media , government and civil society on youth issues.
    • Formalization of concept
  • 6. National Youth Summit 2009
    • Background
    • in year 2005 and 2006 UNFPA organized national youth summit at Islamabad to gather young people of Five district where RHIYA project implemented , 10 young people participated from each district .
  • 7. Objectives
    • To advocate young people's rights (including ASRH) at national level
    • To facilitate dialogue of young people with key policy makers and implementers on young people right (dialogue with Ministries of health, population, youth, social welfare and women development)
    • To further the integration of ARH in national and sub national policies and programs
    • To provide platform to young people from diverse culture and geographical areas for exchange of experiences and views. 
  • 8. 3 rd UNFPA Youth Summit
    • Proposed Location : Karachi
    • Participants : 100 from UNFPA 10 districts
    • Organized by : Youth Action for Pakistan
  • 9. Outcomes:
    • 100 youth (girls and boys) would be able to attend the summit from all UNFPA districts.
    • 7-8 Ministries would be involved in the process of sensitizing for youth specific policies/programs.
    • Donors` and Policy makers` perspectives on ARH issues and related matters would be discussed for the with primary stakeholder i.e. the young people of Pakistan.
    • Marginalized young people would be involved in mainstream processes with direct implications on policy and programs by different relevant Ministries and provincial department
    • new thoughts and ideas would be generated
    • exchange of valuable information would take place
    • Mainstreaming of ARH issues through media(print and electronic)