Showing posts from January, 2012

9th National Youth Parliament

With the theme, “Revolutionizing Youth Development,” the parliament aims to formulate policy recommendations to address youth issues in the country. These recommendations are then lobbied to government leaders to be considered as proposed bills and administrative policies. It is important to note that during the event, paricipants also get to share ideas and gain valuable insights and networks to aid them in their youth development efforts. Download the application forms here or get it from your nearest NYC area office. Following are the qualifications of NYP 9 applicants:

● Filipino citizen, aged 15 - 30 years old as of February 29, 2012
● Residing at the place of representation for at least six (6) months at the time of submission
● Must be a member of an organization
● Of good moral character
● Can contribute to the objectives of the 9th National Youth Parliament

Deadline of sending of application is February 29, 2012. The NYC reminds that previous NYP delegates are no long…

The Outstanding Cebu City Youth Leaders 2012

The Cebu City Government, through the Cebu City Youth Development Commission, Office of the Mayor, is once again spearheading this year's "Search for The Outstanding Cebu City Youth Leaders" (TOCCYL 2012), as one of the highlights of the Cebu City Charter Day Celebration. The project aims to give due recognition to the young Cebu City Leaders who have unselfishly dedicated their efforts in serving the Cebu City community in active involvement and participation in community-oriented services especially health, peace and order and youth development.

The said search is composed of three categories, namely; I. Outstanding Student Leaders (both High School and College), II. Outstanding Community Youth Leaders, and III. Outstanding Youth Professionals. 
To apply, download the nomination packet here:

For confirmation and further inquiries, please call CCYDC @ 412-1774.
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Bayer Young Environmental Envoy Program 2012

Plot your green plan and chart your course to Germany If you are a Filipino college student between 18 to 24 years old, with a passion to make a difference through an environmental project, you can be one of the 2012 Bayer Young Environmental Envoys.

The Bayer Young Environmental Envoy (BYEE) is the longest running environmental program in the Philippines, organized in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). For twelve years now, BYEE has been engaging young Filipinos to take part in environmental protection.

If you are selected as one of the 12 Bayer Young Environmental Envoys, you will have the unique experience of enriching your knowledge about the environment through a live-in BYEE Eco-Camp to be conducted by environmental experts to be held at an eco-friendly venue in the Philippines in August 2012.  The top four BYEEs will represent the country and join youth delegates from 17 other countries on a weeklong all-expense paid study tour of German…

Digital Technology for Social Change

We are going around the country to give free seminars on how young people can foster change through the use of digital technology.

Through digital technologies, young people are participating in a range of activities including social networking, blogging, gaming, instant messaging, downloading music and other content, uploading and sharing their own creations, and collaborating with others in various ways. The new digital media* are a frontier rich with opportunities particularly for young people. They provide great potential for facilitating civic engagement and democratic participation. Leveraged properly, the Internet is a powerful tool for promoting social responsibility.
“The number one benefit of information technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do. It lets people be creative. It lets people be productive. It lets people learn things they didn’t think they could learn before, and so in a sense it is allabout potential.” - Steve Ballmer, Chief Executive, Micr…

"Who is the Urban Majority: Who Makes the Future City"

The Movement for a Livable Cebu (MLC) and Omnilogy Inc. in collaboration with MISSION and Projek Samadhi, are inviting everyone to attend this talk by AbdouMaliq Simone in Cebu this February. We would like to invite you to attend this rare and enlightening talk not only to benefit the Cebuano community but also other concerned communities who also advocate for their city to be LIVABLE. The primary aim of the Movement for Livable Cebu and Omnilogy Inc. and other collaborating institutions, organization and professionals with wide variety of expertise and shared aspirations, is to promote various kinds of knowledge that aims to make a Livable Cebu; particularly, in understanding various political strategies that affects Cebu’s development as an urban core. The talk will include analysis of various societies around the world living viable lives within the large cities and how they will make the future city.
Particular,we aim to reach a wide variety of audience participants such as academi…

Green Thumb Eco Conference 2012

Parrot’s Beak Social Enterprises, a social enterprise that promotes environmental stewardship, in cooperation with eVentures Management and Marketing Services, an events management team with a heart for the country, is holding a national student conference dubbed as GREEN THUMB ECO CONFERENCE (GTEC) 2012 on January 21, at Far Eastern University in Manila.

Green Thumb Eco Conference shall be a gathering of young students bringing them at the forefront of environmental protection advocacies. Undoubtedly, we have arrived at a time when environmental sustainability should be a way of life of every nation. The youth, which constitutes a great portion of the Filipino population, must be the prime stakeholders in promoting a culture of environmental stewardship. To be effective stewards for the environment, the educated young people must be equipped with the knowledge about the status quo, grounding them with the facts of today, and empowered about and armored with what they can do individual…