Sindh Youth Policy
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Mandate :
The mandate of Sindh Youth Policy 2015 is to create an enabling policy environment for economic, political and social empowerment of the youth and clarify their rights, entitlements and responsibilities.

The policy will map out contextual needs and situation of youth in the Sindh province with the perspective of catalyzing, informing and implementing a comprehensive conception of integrated youth development across the public policy domain.

The policy will present short, medium and long-term action plans to address needs and situation of the youth. The Government will implement such strategies with public-private partnership and collaboration and enhanced multi-sectoral ownership. A monitoring and evaluation plan will also be evolved by clarifying specific indicators to gauge success of the actions undertaken within framework of the policy. The essence will relate to practical approach for need assessment and implementation.

By placing Department of Youth Affairs as the main driver for youth empowerment in the Sindh, the policy would also recommend institutional mechanism for governance of youth affairs spread over various sectors and departments. This will not only create communicative links among all work relating to youth, but would also be an instrument for better use of public funds.

The policy will record achievements of Government of the Sindh as regards to youth development as well.

To create an enabling environment for the youth, by providing them equitable opportunities to realize their full potential in a safe, secure, conducive and congenial environment, working for the developed and prosperous Pakistan, being the present potential of the nation which will unfold its human resource capital with proper systems, structures and processes for youth empowerment.

Core Values of the Policy:

The Sindh Youth Policy seeks to promote the following core values:

a) Youth as agents of change and a resource for the nation;
b) Youth as positive potential and strength for national development;
c) Character, courage, hard work, tolerance and respect for others, team play and perseverance as characteristics of individual youth; and
d) Respect of human rights and equality as enshrined in the Last Address of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW); as adopted in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1948; and as Fundamental Rights endorsed by the Constitution of Pakistan 1973.