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Republic of the Philippines

NATIONAL YOUTH COMMISSION


10
th
National Youth Parliament
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RESOLUTION NO. NYP10-03
Series of 2014
A RESOLUTION URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION (DEPED) AND
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT (DILG) TO
STRONGLY INFORM THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS (LGUs) OF THE ABOT-
ALAM PROGRAM FOR PROPER IMPLEMENTATION
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by: Committee on Education
WHEREAS, the 2010 Annual Poverty Indicator Survey (APIS) from the Philippine
Statistics Authority (PSA) shows that 16% of the estimated 39 million Filipinos aged 6
24 years old are Out-of-School Youth (OSYs);
WHEREAS, the high incidence of OSYs in the country limits the capability of the youth
to be productive citizens and contributing members in our society;
WHEREAS, the ABOT-ALAM PROGRAM is a nationwide campaign and strategy led by
the Department of Education and National Youth Commission together with the
Technical Education and Skills Development Authority, Department of Labor and
Employment (DOLE), Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), Department
of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) with the primary goal of targeting all OSYs
in the country and reintegrating them to their communities, achieving a significant
decrease of OSY by 2016;
WHEREAS, DILG expresses its support to the ABOT-ALAM PROGRAM by passing
DILG Memorandum Circular 2013-18 as amended, thereby empowering Local
Government Units to participate and implement said program;
WHEREAS, there will be baseline profiling of all the OSYs in the country and there will
be periodic reporting and updating of the data;
WHEREAS, the proper implementation of the ABOT-ALAM PROGRAM aims to help in
the reduction of OSYs in the country and gives them the chance to become tools for
nation building and envisions zero OSYs in the Philippines by 2016;
BE IT RESOLVED, AS IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED, by the Chairperson and members
of the 10
th
NYP to approve the resolution urging Local Government Units (LGUs) to
strictly comply and to make an efficient mechanism to cascade DILG Memorandum
Circular 2013-18 as amended and the DILG to properly facilitate LGUs implementation
of the Abot-Alam Program.
Republic of the Philippines
NATIONAL YOUTH COMMISSION
10
th
National Youth Parliament
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ADOPTED this 17th day of May 2014 at Manila, Philippines.
Certified by:
(Sgd.)
RAPONCEL D. ABUEG
Secretary General
Approved by:
(Sgd.)
FARAHNAZ A.GHODSINIA
President