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Politica Nacional de Juventud - Bases para el Plan Decenal de Juventud 2005-2015 (National Youth Policy - Basis for the Ten Year Plan for Youth 2005-2015)

Colombia Presidency of the Republic Country Resources Child and Youth General Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans, Service Standards Colombia October 2005 Policy document child and adolescent, social and economic rights, social development, Social Inclusion

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La Política Nacional de Juventud plantea como ejes estrategicos dinamizar la participación de los jóvenes en la vida pública y en la consolidación de una cultura de la solidaridad y la convivencia, promoviendo la formación ciudadana y para la paz; fomentar el acceso a bienes y servicios públicos, animando a las entidades territoriales y los organismos no gubernamentales para el diseño de las Políticas de Atención a la Población Juvenil mediante el impulso de la participación y la institucionalización de programas para dicha población; y promover oportunidades económicas, sociales y culturales, incluyendo las dimensiones que permiten a la juventud construir, expresar y desarrollar su identidad para que participe de manera activa en la vida social del país.

The National Youth Policy strategically aims to boost the participation of young people in public life and in the consolidation of a culture of solidarity and coexistence, to promote civic and peace education. It also aims to promote access to public goods and services, to encourage local authorities and NGOs to design the Policies Concerning the Youth Population by promoting participation and institutionalization of programs for this population. The promotion of economic, social and cultural opportunities, including dimensions that enable youth to build, express and develop their identity in order to participate actively in the social life of the country is also a central pillar of the policy.

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