In this Issue of ICYO-Youth Information:
ICYO - Youth Information Newsletter
Indian Committee of Youth Organizations
Platform of 356 Youth Organizations in India
India's largest network of urban and rural youth
National Convention of Youth Organizations
Building Partnerships with
Youth Organizations for
Promoting Dialogue & Mutual Understanding
Invitation to Indian NGOs
The National Convention of Youth Organizations will be held from December 3 to 5, 2010 in Indore, M P. It is being organized by Indian Committee of Youth Organizations (ICYO), Aantar Bharati, MP, National Youth Project (NYP) and theme of the convention is 'Building Partnerships'. The 500 delegates from 200 youth serving organizations are expected to attend this mega event.
The United Nations observe the 2010 is as International Year of Youth with the theme 'Dialogue & Mutual Understanding'. The Convention will focus on theme and create the dialogue among the youth organizations and increase the understanding between youth organizations in India on youth development
We are all concerned that India is suffering violence, poverty & unemployment, economic disparity, corruption, addiction etc. As members of youth organizations, we together can contribute to make India a happy nation. The Indore Convention will be a step in that direction and hence its importance.
In keep view on above problem face by India youth, the Convention will focus it discuss on issue like - Peace and Non-Violence; Poverty; Unemployment; Corruption; Unhealthy habits.
We extend the invitation to youth servicing organizations in India to be part of the Convention and be part of process of make India a happy nation.
Formation of Youth Advisory Board (YAB)
Young people constitute important proportion of the population. The diversity and heterogeneity of the group also shares common concerns and need and have a different role and responsibilities. We believe that involving youth in the decision making process making them in the front of action will empower youth. ICYO initiate the process of formation of national level 'Youth Advisory Board'(YAB) which consultative group so that it helps in forming proper policy and programmes and also work out mechanism where youth get recognition in society especially in the youth organization that they are associated by initiating programmes and monitoring it as a follow-up of Indore Convention. Active youth will be selected to be part of the YAB.
The first formation meeting of will be held during the Convention. We extend the invitation to all youth serving organizations to attend the Convention and join hand to empower the young people to take new challenges and initiatives in coming days.
Please nominate Minimum two and maximum five delegates from your organization to attend the Indore Convention; it will be all the more welcome if it can be men and women representative both. The organizer will provide the simple group accommodation and food during the convention.
If two are more organizations are traveling in group of 5 (under 35 year of age) or more, can avail the 50% rail concession (for concession certificate etc contact organizer).
The token registration fees is Rs.50/- per organization payable on arrival.
Interested organizations can send the nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org
For further detail, contact:
Indian Committee of Youth Organizations (ICYO)
Khare Apt, 194-A, Arjun Nagar
New Delhi 110029.
Mobile 09811729093 Email: email@example.com
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Indian Committee of Youth Organizations (ICYO) is a registered non-profit, non-governmental network organization, committed in developing areas of mutual cooperation and understanding among different youth voluntary agencies, youth groups, clubs and individuals working in the field of youth welfare in India.
ICYO functions as an umbrella organization of youth NGOs in India. It's family consists of
over 389 organizations spread in 124 districts of 26 states from different corners of India.
To improve and extend the youth work and services through Youth Organizations;
To enhance and demonstrate youth work in the society;
To promote effective youth programmme;
To organize network of civil society organizations working towards the development of youth work;
To organize seminars, conferences, workshops, trainings;
To maintain international relation with organizations promoting young people in their programme and activities
Consultative (Roster) Status with ECOSOC, United Nations;
Consultative Status with Commission on Sustainable Development;
Full Member of World Assembly of Youth (WAY); Asian Youth Council (AYC);
Member of CRIN;
Member of South Asia Youth Environment Network (SAYEN);
Affiliate with ECPAT International, Thailand;
Member of ATSECE-DELHI;
Indian Partner of AIDS Care Watch Campaign;
Working relation with Indian Association of Parliamentarians (IAPPD);
Working relation with International Medical Parliamentarians Organizations (IMPO);
Working relation with Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development (AFPPD).