RNF takes part in Yooth Moot Parliament

We took part in the 2nd sitting of the Youth Moot Parliament
of Uganda that attracted hundred of youths from across the country.

Members of Parliament and stakeholders to presented
different motions for the resolution of the youth parliament arguing government
to reform legislation on sexual offence, Education, inclusion of young people
economically, operationalise the National Youth Council among others.

The topic centered around the theme: “Transforming
Education for Responsible Citizenship” ahead of the International Youth
Day on Monday 12th/ August/2019.

A number of motions were adopted as below;

1) Motion for a resolution of the Youth Parliament urging
government to urgently reform the Education sector.

2) Motion for a resolution of the youth parliament urging
government to urgently address issues regarding inclusion of young people
economically.

3) Motion for a resolution of the youth parliament urging
government to operationalise the National youth council by increasing its
funding and to include representation of youth with disabilities in the
national youth council.

4) Motion for a resolution of the youth parliament urging
Government to reform legislation on sexual offences.

5) Motion for a resolution of the youth parliament urging
government to increase young people’s participation in political and governance
processes.

6) Motion for a resolution of the youth parliament urging
government to fast track the ratification and domestication of the African
charter on democracy election and governance.

7) Motion on Economic inclusion of young people and cross
border trade among the East African community.

8) Motion of a resolution of the youth parliament urging
Government to enact and enforce laws that can stop exploitation of Ugandans in
the labour industry in Uganda.

9) Moriin for a resolution of the youth parliament urging
government to enact a law regulating labour externalisation to stop the
exploitation of the young ugandan migrant workers overseas.

The session was attended by the Speaker of the Ugandan Parliament,
Rt Hon Rebecca Kadaga, Deputy Ambassador European Union, HE Anna Merrifield
among others

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