National Youth Plan / INJU
The National Youth Plan (PNJ) has been conceived as a tool to organise, standardise and cover all aspects of public youth policies, thereby enabling a more efficient and allocation of resources, which mean opportunities for young people.
The PNJ´s background can be found in a document called Basis of a National Youth Plan, which was the result of a discussion, preparation and design process carried out under the previous government with the participation of public authorities, youth organisations and young people from all over the country.
The plan is implemented jointly by a number of authorities and/or associated bodies, together with civil society organisations such as:
Ministry of Education and Culture
Ministry of Labour and Social Security
Ministry of Housing, Territorial Planning and the Environment
Ministry of Public Health
Ministry of Economy and Finance
Ministry of Tourism and Sports
National Public Education Board (ANEP)
Uruguayan Institute for Children and Adolescents (INAU)
National Directorate for Social Policies / MIDES
National Directorate of Infamilia / MIDES
National Drug Secretariat / JND o: National Drug Board / JND
Area in charge of Managing and Evaluating State activities / OPP
United Nations Development Programme / UNPD
United Nations / UN Women
United Nations Population Fund / UNFPA
United Nations International Children´s Fund / UNICEF
Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation / AECID
Civil society organisations
The document is part of the Appendix.
Drafting of the National Youth Plan may provide a tool for public youth policy-building.
Possible actions for 2015-2025:
1. Strengthen the “Arts and Youth” programme to encourage meetings of teenagers and young people from all over the country to present their projects for corporal, artistic and cultural expression.
2. Introduce cultural citizenship cards.
3. Increase the number of arts workshops.
4. Support awareness-raising activities regarding arts, culture and sports to promote tolerance and respect in an attractive manner and, at the same time, visualise the complexity and variety of expressions.
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