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    ICYO- Youth InformationICYO- Youth Information No. 2009/29 (E-Newsletter from network of youth organizations in India)
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      ICYO- Youth Information

      ICYO- Youth Information

      No. 2009/29

      (E-Newsletter from network of youth organizations in India)

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      ICYO - Platform of 358 Youth Organizations in India.       

      ICYO - India’s largest network of urban and rural youth.

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      Calling young Indians

       

      ‘Report Card for our MPs’

       

      The Unnati Features and Women’s Feature Service are organising a nationwide competition for young people titled “A Report Card for our MPs”.

       

      JOIN THE 'A REPORT CARD FOR OUR MPs' CONTEST

      Design a Report Card to assess Members of Parliament

      Win fabulous cash prizes:

      1st prize - Rs 75,000

      2nd prize - Rs 50,000

      3rd prize - Rs 25,000

      Many other prizes too!

      By 2015 India has pledged to achieve its Millennium Development Goals (MDGs):

      • Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
      • Achieve universal primary education
      • Promote gender equality and women's empowerment by eliminating gender disparity in schools
      • Reduce the child mortality rate
      • Reduce the maternal mortality rate
      • Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases
      • Ensure environment sustainability
      • Develop global partnership for development

      How successful are our MPs in working towards these goals within their constituencies? How well do they perform their role as Members of Parliament? How well do they look after their constituencies?

      Think of the right parameters to assess an MP. What are the qualities they need to exhibit as people? How much time do they spend in their constituencies? What should their role be in Parliament? How aware are they about the urgent concerns facing their constituencies? Then design a Report Card as a tool that most accurately measures the performance of an MP

      HOW TO ENTER:

      1. To enter the contest, you should be between the ages of 18 to 35 years. A birth certificate and a statement certifying that the work submitted is your own would need to be enclosed with each entry.
      2. Entries marked (with personal details) "A Report Card For Our MPs" to be sent to Second Floor, G- 69, Nizamuddin West, New Delhi -110013
      3. Each entry should carry personal details, like postal address, email id, phone numbers and institution to which you are attached, or are studying in.
      4. Entries can also be emailed to: reportcardMP@... , along with a scanned birth certificate and statement certifying that the work is your own
      5. The decision of our panel of judges will be final

      Last Date For Receiving Entries: September 28, 2009.

      Interested? Then Sign Up!

       

      For more information on this exciting contest go to:

      http://www.wfsnews.org/reportcard.html

      http://reportcardforourmp.blogspot.com

      >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> You can write to reportcardMP@...

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      Youth Information is published by

      Indian Committee of Youth Organizations (ICYO)

      194-A, Arjun Nagar, Safdarjang Enclave

      New Delhi 110029, India

      Phone: 91 9811729093  / 91 11 26183978 Fax 91 11 26198423

      Email: icyoindia@... / icyo@...

      Web:  www.icyo.in

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      Indian Committee of Youth Organizations (ICYO) is a registered non-profit, non-governmental network organization, committed in developing areas of mutual cooperation and understanding among different youth voluntary agencies, youth groups, clubs and individuals working in the field of youth welfare in India. 

      ICYO functions as an umbrella organization of youth NGOs in India. It's family consists of
      over 356 organizations spread in 122 districts of 22 states from different corners of India.

      Our goal:
      To improve and extend the youth work and services through Youth Organizations;
      To enhance and demonstrate youth work in the society;
      To promote effective youth programmmes;
      To organize network of civil society organizations working towards the development of youth work;
      To organize seminars, conferences, workshops, trainings;
      To maintain international relation with organizations promoting young people in their programmes and activities

      Affiliation

      Consultative (Roster) Status with ECOSOC, United Nations;
      Consultative Status with Commission on Sustainable Development;
      Full Member of World Assembly of Youth (WAY); Asian Youth Council (AYC);
       CRIN, South Asia Youth Environment Network (SAYEN),

      Affiliate group of ECPAT International, Thailand;
      ATSECE-DELHI, Indian Partner of AIDS Care Watch Campaign;
      Steering Committee member of World Bank's YDP Network;
      Working relation with Indian Association of Parliamentarians (IAPPD);
      International Medical Parliamentarians Organizations (IMPO);
      Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development (AFPPD);
      World Youth Foundation, Malaysia.

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