Youth Seminar (2016)

Youth Resolution
First Seminar of the AFFM – IUF Youth Committee
7th – 8th September 2016, Yangon

RESOLUTION 1: SUSTAINABLE JOB OPPORTUNITY AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
ORGANIZE

  • Encouraging policy reform regarding sustainable employment for those in rural areas and the agricultural sectors
  • AFFM – IUF youth committee members visit and collaborate with young members of affiliated unions to optimise experiences and facilitate success in future endeavours.
  • Supporting outreach to increase group appeal and increase the number of young and new members
  • Facilitating an effective communication system to be used amongst young members

FIGHT

  •  Proposing that the Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population host vocational training and skills development workshops/meetings
  • Collaborating with ILO, INGOs, NGOs – to further skills development and promote vocational education for AFFM – IUF youth
  • Requesting parliament earnestly look at adopting policies which focus on youth development
  • Organizing and coordinating the meeting, counselling, collective bargaining, and negotiating of the AFFM – IUF regional offices in order to address challenges affecting youths

WIN

  • Increasing core members for the AFFM – IUF youth committee
  • Preparing and encouraging well-trained AFFM – IUF youths into leadership positions and directing greater involvement within the organization
  • Fostering consultation with Government officials
  • Work towards gaining international recognition

RESOLUTION 2: DRUGS, NARCOTICS AND YOUTH ORGANIZE

  • Educating individuals on the negative effects of narcotics use
  • Initiating several campaigns which use brochures, posters, signboards, and other visual aids

FIGHT

  • Requesting that the social protection fund help in the rehabilitation of young victims of narcotics abuse
  • Encouraging the hosting of sports programs which can improve the mind set and well-being of narcotics victims
  • Working with local officials for amending existing laws

WIN

  • Declaration of a narcotics free-zone
  • Improving the national sports standards

RESOLUTION 3: FORCED LABOUR AND CHILD LABOUR
ORGANIZE

  • Distributing Against Forced Labour and Child Labour signboards and brochures – which are published by the ILO – Liaison office
  • Educating individuals on the details and complexities of International Labour Standards for AFFM – IUF members
  • Gathering information and educating members and the general public on the negative impacts of forced labour and child labour

FIGHT

  • By taking action through the media, will mob
  • ilise the youth committee and women’s committee in educating individuals on the right to deny forced labour
  • Collating and analysing statistics on forced labour and child labour data
  • Encouraging the education of children and youths who are subject to labour issues

WIN

  • Declaration of child labour-free zones nationwide
  •  Mass participation of individuals in campaigns for abolishing forced labour

Resolution 4: HUMAN TRAFFICKING
ORGANIZE

 Educating individuals on laws related to human trafficking and campaigning for the diffusion of knowledge (related to human trafficking laws and figures)
 Communicating with local authorities and the central government

FIGHT

  • AFFM – IUF youth committee is involved in the campaign against human trafficking
  • Reinforcing existing laws and adopting new and relevant laws to further combat human trafficking
  • Setting up a hotline system for communication and facilitating transparency

WIN

  • Safe migration
  • Acknowledgement of Myanmar migrant communities in other countries