Youth policy is being drawn for Myanmar Youths to become Multi-developed citizens by leading of Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement, Ministry of Health and Sport, Ministry of Education in cooperation with relating departments and also youth representatives including woman Person with disability in States and Regions , UN organizations, NGOs and INGOs. Youth Policy is adopted by Cabinet on 8th November, 2017. Youth Policy Launching Ceremony was held on5th January 2018 at MICC(II), Nay Pyi Taw, State Counseller launched Youth Policy in this event.
Implementing of Case Management System
By leading role of Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement , cooperation with UN Agencies, NGOs, INGOs has been implemented case management system (27) townships in 2015 and extended (10)townships in 2016. Case Management Standard Operation Procedure (SOP ) was launched on November ,2015.
Case Management system is defined as a to manager social problems in community with the help of the trained social workers using the resources.
Youth Welfare Services
In implementing youth welfare services, there are two main components namely; preventive and protective measure. As preventive measure, there are (70) Youth Centers established in States and Regions with the aim not to become juvenile delinquent. A total number of (7584) youths involve in the activities of these youth centers to be able to prevent wasting their time and spend their leisure time usefully.
The Department of Social Welfare is a ASEAN-Youth focal department. The objectives of ASEAN-Youth are: to promote close relationship among ASEAN – Youth, to develop the leadership skill on Youth, to upgrade and preserve the values of own culture and to exchange the knowledge of Youth policies among ASEAN countries.
ASEAN Youth Meetings, Workshops and Seminars on Youth are held in ASEAN countries to enhance the collaboration of Youth and their strength and to develop a global partnership for development in MDGs.