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EPLC Youth declaration

  1. 1. Emerging Pinoy Leaders CongressDecember 18 – 19, 2010Genesis Valley, Cabangahan, Consolacion, Cebu YOUTH DECLARATIONWe, the Emerging Pinoy Leaders of Cebu, hereby declare the following:Whereas, we envision a sustainable, livable and prosperous Philippines that fosters social equity,economic prosperity and environmental sustainability;Whereas, we want to see a society that promotes and practices:  moral, ethical and God-centered values;  self-reliance and social well-being;  ecological awareness and concern;  accessible quality education for all;  healthy living and access to quality public health care;  participatory governance with leaders who are not only competent but also committed to practicing a system of transparency and accountability, equal opportunities and fair services to the people;Whereas, we recognize that the government has a role to play in addressing development problems inthe Philippines and requires vital partnership with and active participation of civil society and the privatesector;Whereas, we aim for the Cebuano youth to have a greater sense of social concern through responsibleand accountable leadership, pro-active citizenship and volunteerism, practice of excellence and upholdingmoral values.NOW THEREFORE, for and in consideration of the aforementioned premises, I hereby commit myself tothe following, that I will:Continue to promote the bigger role of my fellow youth as catalysts for positive change in the communityand in the country by upholding God-centered Filipino values and self-discipline;Support and help initiate effective poverty alleviation programs such as the replication of best practicesand capacity building on entrepreneurship and livelihood;Spearhead efforts on environmental awareness and protection, especially towards climate changemitigation and adaptation, biodiversity conservation, pollution control and sustainable use of resources; Advocate for the enjoyment of everybody’s right to education by supporting improvements in the educational system and the promotion of quality education;Help educate others, especially my fellow youth, on the importance of a healthy lifestyle especially inaddressing issues on reproductive health and substance abuse, and support programs promoting propernutrition, sanitation, safety and disaster risk reduction and improved public health care;Initiate and support activities of government institutions, especially of youth leaders in government, thatpromote awareness and responsiveness on issues affecting their constituents and instill the importanceof values-based public service, leading to a more pro-active involvement and good governance;And, through our shared aspirations and actions in this declaration, unite with other youth leaders inpromoting a more livable Cebu and Philippines, and enjoin other stakeholders to support this collectivecause.Adopted through the concerted effort and support of 100 youth leaders representing 42 multi-sectoral thorganizations this 19 day of December 2010 at Consolacion, Cebu.The Emerging Pinoy Leaders Congress Delegates

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