Who we are

The Bulawayo youth council is an initiative if the National Youth Development Trust. It is the first of a series of Local Youth Councils that shall be established, by the organisation, throughout Zimbabwe. These Local Youth Councils (LYCs) shall exist to represent the views of young people at a local level through giving young people the opportunity to have a voice, to discuss relevant issues, engage with decision-makers and contribute to improving their lives within their communities. Through the delivery of their functions and work programmes, these Local Youth Councils shall seek to champion the well-being, rights and participation of young people by:
I. Supporting the development of effective youth policies at local governance levels
II. Facilitating meaningful collaboration between youth organisations and all sectors with a responsibility for young people.
III. Providing opportunities for young people and elected representatives to meet and discuss issues of concern to youths.
IV. Representing young people’s views to decision-makers and advocating for policy and legislative reform through Youth Policy Position Papers

3 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by bulawayoyouthcouncil on February 19, 2010 at 2:10 pm

    “Everthing rises and falls on leadership” Thank for realising the need to capacitate the youths .aluta continua!!


  2. Posted by Sizo on July 27, 2010 at 4:37 pm

    Just like what you guys are doing


  3. Posted by Ndaba nhuku on February 20, 2012 at 9:23 am

    This is good, do ensure a lot of youths are aware of the existence of your site. Byo needs it.


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