CAMYOSFOP’S ACTIVITIES IN RELATION TO THE
AFRICAN YOUTH CHARTER

RESUME OF CAMYOSFOP’S ACTIVITIES/PROJECTS ON THE AYC

For details on the African Youth Charter, log on to our Resources Section and click on Declaration and Outcome Documents

CAMYOSFOP Activities on the Promotion of the African Youth Charter

CAMYOSFOP happened to have been one of the African youth organizations that advocated for the putting in place of the African Youth Charter. As such, she is one of those that contributed to drafting and the adoption of the charter in 2006. Since then, CAMYOSFOP has also taken the lead in the advocacy for the popularisation, ratification, domestication and implementation of the charter in Cameroon and the continent as a whole. Cameroon ratified the charter in 2010. CAMYOSFOP has been able to promote the implementation of the following in the charter.

  1. Promoting the achievement of the international agendas like the African Youth Charter, MDGs, NEPAD etc
  • Article 27 [Popularization of the Charter]
  1. Campaign against the illicit proliferation and misuse of small arms, war toys , fire crackers and violent films
  • Articles 17 (1)(a), (b) & (c) [Peace and Security]
  1. Developing policy papers for advocacy purposes
  • Article 11 (2)(d) [Youth Participation]
  1. Policy papers on youth unemployment and migration
  • Article 15 (1) [Sustainable livelihoods and Youth Employment]
  1. Promoting exemplary national figures
  • Article 20 (1)(e) [Youth and Culture]
  1. Human rights / peace education
  • Article 10(3)(d) [Development]
  • Article 11(2)(i) [Youth Participation]
  • Articles 13 (3)(b) & (c) [Education and Skills Development]
  1. Volunteering and youth exchange programmes
  • Article 20(1)(g) [Youth and Culture]
  1. Youth participation in elections
  • Articles 11(2)(a) & (h) [Youth Participation]
  • Articles 26(d) & (k) [Responsibilities of Youth]
  1. Sustainable development and protection of the environment
  • Articles 19(2)(a) & (c) [Sustainable development and

protection of the environment]

  1. Creation of the Cameroon National Youth Council
  • Articles 11 (2)(b) & (c) [Youth Participation]
  • Article 12 [National Youth Policy]

For details on the African Youth Charter log on Resources and click on Declaration and outcome documents African Youth Charter

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