COTABATO CITY—Personnel of Operations, and Administration and Finance Divisions of the Bangsamoro Youth Commission (BYC) were convened during the Focus Group Discussion on December 15-16 at BARMM READi Conference Room, BARMM Government Center, Cotabato City.
The activity was aimed at review ing the commission’s mandates and organizational structure which are deemed necessary to strengthen roles in implementing programs and activities.
During the activity, BYC staff reexamined the directives of the commission as indicated in the Bangsamoro Autonomy Act 10 (BAA No. 10) and discussed for its possible recommendations.
BYC Chairperson Marjanie Macasalong told the staff that reviewing the mandates is important to further realize the efforts that the Commission has been doing.
“It is really necessary for the team to always look back and reflect with the mandates of the Commission in order sustain its efforts and initiatives towards its constituents,” Macasalong said.
Meanwhile, Samra Karon representing SUBATRA stressed the significant role of the youth in both professional and leadership development.
“The youth really plays a big role in work development as well as in governance. We are really fortunate that we have the BYC now that provide voices for the youth,” Karon emphasized.
The BYC oversees the planning and implementation of BARMM’s integrated youth promotion and development program.
With support from the European Union through the SUBATRA Programme, the BYC will also craft its operations manual and review the Bangsamoro Youth Transition Priority Agenda (BYTPA) 2020- 2022. (BYC PR Section)