National Youth Council 2.0


July 15, 2015 by alansoh79

Call me ill-informed, it is really until today I understand that National Youth Council (NYC) is now a separate organisational body which comes under Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY).

I volunteered with NYC during the period of 2005 to 2008 while studying and working.

Here are some thoughts from a fellow volunteer about the new NYC today.

guanyinmiao's musings

The National Youth Council (NYC), currently a division under the People’s Association (PA), will be restructured as an autonomous body under the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth, a move welcomed by stakeholders who felt it meant a ramp-up in support, as well as greater clarity in youth development” (National Youth Council To Be Autonomous Body Under MCCY, Mr. Siau Ming En).

That the National Youth Council (NYC) is no longer under the purview of the People’s Association (PA) is encouraging. Despite reassurance from the government that the PA’s work as a statutory board is non-political, some have decried the perceived politicisation of the grassroots by the People’s Action Party. Making a distinction between the political and the grassroots was ideal, but difficult. Now as an “autonomous agency” under the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY) the NYC should attract a greater diversity of…

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One thought on “National Youth Council 2.0

  1. julieong says:

    I did not know this as well. Glad this happend

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