Introduction

The National Youth Assembly (NYA) is legally formed National entity under license number 690 of the ordinance 1984 issued by the Government of Pakistan as Model Parliament, youth think tank and social welfare institution. We are leading Youth Parliament of the country and our focus is to uplift our member’s capabilities through special programs, sessions, particularly video literature and other tools of modern technology.

We are serving as a direct implementing partner with more than 35 Govt District Administrations. The Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) has been issued a notification (DG/ACAD/NYA/2014/02) of the Establishment of the National Youth Assembly as Official Parliamentary Student Society in all HEC recognized public sector universities to promote the agenda of Youth development in the country. Provincial Assembly of KP Province also announced the NYA as official model parliament of KP province through a formal arrangement. 

The NYA is working since last 4 years with formal organizational infrastructure through an engineered mechanism of hierarchy, devised from top to gross root level. Though we had started our journey of Youth Development with very limited resources but with the passage of time and hard work we have collected a huge, dynamic and talented Agents of Change nationwide. We are victorious in bringing together talented members from almost all districts of the country through grass-rooted network. Twenty five thousand “Agents of Change” are the part of NYA family via widely known network called, “Youth Councilor,” and volunteers of the National Youth Assembly”.

Young international record holders such as, Haroon Tariq, Ibrahim Shahid, Rooma Syadain, Haris Manzoor, Kainat Khan, Malala Yousafzai and many other National/International achievers are also the members of NYA. The National Book Foundation (NBF), Govt of Pakistan has also declared the executive Members of the NYA National Young Book Ambassador of the Country.

Our ideology is to produce future leaders in Pakistan by providing a unique platform to young people where their potential can be groomed. The NYA gives a voice to young Pakistanis to share their ideas with the local community, Media, Government officials, decision makers and Youth of the country.

The NYA has also conducted a Successful session with Hon. Chief Justice of Pakistan inside Supreme Court building Islamabad; we had also hold briefing session with Deputy Speaker National Assembly inside National Assembly secretariat, conference with the Chairman Senate of Pakistan, launching ceremony with President Azad Jammu and Kashmir in President House AJK.

Similarly, we have also conducted many other productive sessions like:  Head of the largest province of Pakistan – Governor Punjab, Governor Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa and Governor Gilgit Baltistan had hosted memorable oath taking ceremonies of the National Youth Assembly in their respective Governor houses. A well organized inaugural National session of the National Youth Assembly for the year 2014-15 was conducted at Pak China Friendship Center Islamabad, which was followed by a formal oath taking ceremony of 350 members from more than 50 districts of the country. The President of NYA, Hanan Ali Abbasi administered oath during a formal National session. 

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 OUR PURPOSE

 To develop young leaders in every field of life.

 
OUR VISION
 
Our vision is to make young people powerful by practically involving them in the decision making process and fostering their leadership qualities. We see young leaders emerging nationwide using their influence to transform society, and we will accomplish this vision by providing with the finest youth leadership training and resources. Our goal is to nurture a leadership culture on all parts and parcel of the country. To be recognized as the premier resource centre for developing dynamic, innovative and principled leaders, who will drive Pakistan’s realization of its full potential.

 
OUR MISSION
 
To inspire, empower and equip a new cadre of Pakistani leaders by providing the skills and tools for personal, organizational and community transformation.

 
OUR OBJECTIVES
 
 The specific objectives of the NYA are to educate participants about the leadership, politics and democracy and to demonstrate how Parliaments are able:
•to make legislation, research papers and concept notes
• to debate matters of national and international concern in a supportive environment
• to demand accountability from decision makers;
• to introduce leadership through different activities
The debates in the NYA are meant to not only help the young members in their personal development as a useful citizen, these also serve the purpose of articulating views of the youth on vital issues facing the nation.