Mozambican Youth Organisation
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|Formation||29 November 1977|
|Type||Youth wing of the FRELIMO|
|Headquarters||Av. da Frente de Libertação de Moçamnique nº 147 7º Andar, Maputo|
The Organization of Mozambican Youth (OJM), the oldest and largest youth organization in Mozambique, is the youth wing of the FRELIMO party. It was created on November 29, 1977 and today has more than 2.5 million members. The organization's vision is to promote patriotism, education and mobilization among young people and engage them in the challenges of development in Mozambique.
The OJM has been led by politician Mety Gondola since November 2015. Its objective is enshrined in the Constitution of the Republic: to promote the patriotic education of young people, mobilizing them for the political and ideological objectives of the Frelimo Party. The organization exists to promote and defend the aspirations and interests of its members and youth in general, and to ensure their representation in national and international forums.
As set out in its constitution the Mozambican Youth Organization is led by a National Secretariat of Central Committee (SCC) and a National Council of Jurisdiction (CJN).
Secretariat of the Central Committee
- General Secretary (Chairman) – Mety Gondola
- Organization and Training – José Fole
- Mobilization and Propaganda – Licinio Mauaie
- Administration and Finance – Anchia Talapa
- International Cooperation and Projects – Milton Valente
- Student Movement and Volunteers - Mariana Cupana