Governance

Youth Governance is mandated to foster personal development, instill leadership, encourage legal and constitutional reform, volunteerism and youth participation in the development of our country. International and regional cooperation, aimed at strengthening youth governance programs, comes through the effort of this unit.

It encourages increased youth participation and building of leaders. Providing services to train and develop youth capacity to participate and build leadership ability, the Governance Unit ensures participation in nation building and leadership at its core. This unit focuses on developing and supporting youth groups and other youth organizations to realize their goals. It also advocates for and promotes the rights of young people seeking to create an enabling environment for their full participation.

Objective:

1.

To assist in the development of a national Governance mechanism that promotes and supports youth participation.

4.

To create an enabling environment to encourage youth participation in community and nation building.

2.

To coordinate the implementation of the National Youth Development Policy as the legal framework to guide youth development.

5.

To assist youth in having an impact on policy, legal and institutional reform.

3.

To provide capacity development to youth and youth organizations to support direct community based initiatives.

6.

To coordinate and facilitate leadership trainings and volunteerism opportunities.

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Contact Us

Phone Numbers:

Locations:

Hours of Operation:

+501-402-0440

+501-302-0051 

+501-207-0773

Mayflower

Yabrah

San Pedro

+501-802-2104

+501-804-0540 

+501-803-3027

+501-502-3123

+501-702-2220

Corozal

Orange Walk 

Belize City

Mayflower

Yabrah

San Pedro

Belmopan 

Santa Elena 

Benque

Dangriga

Punta Gorda

Mon - Thurs: 8:00am - 5:00pm

​​Friday: 8:00am - 4:30pm

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