The province of Misamis Oriental held the first Youth Leadership summit last May 29 – 31, 2014. It’s a 3 days youth summit which participated by youth leaders coming from the different Municipalities of Misamis Oriental. The summit was titled Provincial Youth Leadership Summit with the theme: “Kabatan-onan palig-onon ang bayanihan alang sa kalinaw ug kalambuan.” (YOUTH: STRENGTHEN THE ALLIANCE FOR PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT)
The PYLS is a prelude to a brighter future and bigger opportunities for the youth of Mindanao.
The Provincial Youth Leaders Summit (PYLS) is a youth-led initiative in great cooperation with the National Youth Commission, Armed Forces of the Philippines, Bombo Radyo Philippines and the Alliance of Youth Leaders In Mindanao.
PYLS aims to unite youth leaders in the province amidst diversity and equip them with leadership skills in order to discover their full potentials as young leaders in the community. In doing so, the youth can come up with one solid voice for the betterment of the youth sector in the provinces.
The main objective of the Summit is to help the youth to know what the main problem of the society and how to apprehend, like drugs, early pregnancy for the young women, pre-marital sex, HIV etc.
There are lots of agencies who give talks for the summit like the PDEA, Department of health, and Philippine Armies, and also the National Youth Commission.
The 3 days summit leads the youth for the better and brighter future, and it really helps the youth to be more active and a useful in the society.