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PARLIAMENT CONFIRMS 2016 NATIONAL YOUTH PARLIAMENT

THURSDAY 8TH SEPTEMBER 2016

Members of the 2013 National Youth Parliament poses at the National Parliament Paul Tovua Complex, National Parliament House
Members of the 2013 National Youth Parliament poses at the National Parliament Paul Tovua Complex, National Parliament House

A committee established to organize the National Youth Parliamentevent has confirmed all is set for the next National Youth Parliament to happen from the 26th – 29th September 2016 with the theme, “Empowering youths in employment and decision making.”

This is the 3rd Youth Parliament event to be organized.

This four days event is part of the Parliamentary Civic Education Department (PCED) work plan, co- hosted by the MWYCFA and the National Parliament of Solomon Islands.

The team is made up of member staff from the Ministry of Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs (MWYCFA), Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development (MEHRD), Ministry of Commerce, Industries, Labour& Immigration (MCILI),Ministry of Rural Development,Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce& Industry (SICCI) and the National Parliament of Solomon Islands (NPSI).

Previously, this same event was held in 2009 and 2013 where participants were selected from various community and national secondary schools in the country.

The 2013 event give 20 Solomon Island youths the opportunity to take part in the Regional Youth Parliament that took place at the National Parliament House in Honiara.

That regional event included youths from the New South Wales and Bougainville.

This year’s event will host 50 local youths from 50 constituency base schools in the country and itwill eventually result again in the selection of another 20 youths to take part in the first proposed Melanesian Youth Parliament program, to be hosted in Honiara next year 2017.

The selection of the schools is based on the following criteria:

The selection of the schools is based on the following criteria:

  1. The seniority of the school
  2. It has to be a National Secondary school or Provincial Secondary school
  3. The strength of Administration
  4. Available Resources and
  5. Accessibility

And the following criteria are considered for a youth Parliamentarian from the schools selected:

  • Be in Forms 5 – 7.
  • Academic background
  • Out spoken
  • Have a strong leadership character
  • Either be selected from an organized school program,e.g., speech or debate or whatever related to how the student in view capable by the administration. (participation in any organized forum)
  • Good writing skills
  • Good citizenship
  • Research and analytical skills

An invitation letter will be sent to schools this week, to inform all Secondary Schools about this national event and the selection criteria that will be used to select best candidates.

An essay competition and a speech competition are two of the obvious criteria to be used by schools.

Coming up is a logo competition, which will also be announced in the local media including our two newspapers starting Friday the 9th of September and will close on Friday the 16th September 2016.

Only schools that have forms 5 – 7 will select one best student to participate in this event.

It is advised that selection is done by the English and social science departments.

An essay competition and a speech competition are two of the obvious criteria to be used by schools.

A logo competition is also organized. It willbe closed on Friday the 16th September 2016.

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