Presentation on theme: "Youth policies in Republic of Moldova. Our mission and work Young people shall have real access to welfare, to influence and decision making -Elaboration."— Presentation transcript:
Our mission and work Young people shall have real access to welfare, to influence and decision making -Elaboration and implementation of the national policies in the field of youth and sports; -Ensure institutional and strategic development; -Create framework for youth participation in the economic social, cultural and political life; -Promotion of healthy life style and sports; -Training and professional growth of human resources. Ministry of Youth and Sports
Statistics 976,400 youth aged between 15 – 29 years old approximately 28% of entire population, 55,3% live in rural areas, 32% - employed, 18% - unemployed, 50% - still studying, not officially registered as unemployed, or thinking to go abroad In 2008 -19,000 marriages registered; 3,100 divorces, Every 5 th young person had been hospitalized. Source: National Bureau of Statistics (2008- 2009)
Legal framework – Law on Youth (adopted in 1999, amended in 2003, 2007) (youth age 16-30); – National Youth Strategy and the Action Plan (2004-2006; 2007- 2008); – Local youth strategies in counties (2006) and the Action Plan (2007-2009); – Law on Volunteering (2010); – Government decision Nr. 1213 from 27.12.2010 approving support measures youth activities; – Under discussion is a new Law on Youth (2011); – National Youth Strategy and the Action Plan (2009-2013); -Under discussion is Regulation of Youth Resource Centres and local youth councils, non-formal education strategy, voluntary enforcement mechanisms, etc.. ; -Other laws and regulations – Law on Education/ National Strategy for Education and Curricula; – National Development Strategy (2008-2013); – Strategy for Development of the civil society (2008-2011); – Law on public associations.
Priorities for Ministry of Youth and Sports 1.Capacity building and strengthening youth polices (research, development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation) 2.Facilitating access of young people to employment and entrepreneurship; 3.Increasing youth participation and representation- access to influence and decision making; 4.Facilitating access to housing for young people; 5.Youth training, non-formal education, and Life Long Learning;
Priorities for Ministry of Youth and Sports 6. Access to leisure activities and spaces and promotion of cultural values; 7. Healthy life style and sports activities; 8. Support and promote volunteering; 9. Inclusion and Youth Rights; 10. International cooperation.
Institutions focused on youth Ministry of Youth and Sports Ministry of Education Center for Children and Youth,,Artico” National Youth Resource Center weblink: www.youth.mdwww.youth.md National Youth Council of Moldova weblink: www.cntm.mdwww.cntm.md Mission Promoting the interests of young people in Moldova, develops youth associative structures through development programs and training activities, information, lobbying and consulting. Regional Youth Resource Center,,F ă clia”, Ungheni weblink: www.faclia.mdwww.faclia.md Regional Youth Resource Center,,Dacia”, Soroca weblink: www.youthsoroca.mdwww.youthsoroca.md
Public administration authorities responsible for the youth policies elaboration and implementation Parliament Parliamentary Commission for culture, education, research, youth, sport and mass-media Government Ministry of Youth and Sport District Council General Department for education, youth and sport / District President Cabinet Local public administration of 1 level Village mayoralties Advisory Council (Group) Ministry of Youth and Sport College
Definition of the concept of participation children and youth from the perspective of non-formal education Youth participation is often used interchangeably with the term 'active involvement'. This means more than simply taking part in an activity. It refers specifically to the involvement in the process of identifying needs, exploring solutions, making decisions and planning action within communities and organisations that seek to support civil society.
Our contacts Bd. Ştefan cel Mare şi Sfânt, 162 МD-2004 Chişin ă u, Republic of Moldova Tel/fax: 820-861 www.mts.gov.md