National Youth Council of Singapore

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The National Youth Council (NYC) is an organisation set up by the Singapore Government as the national co-ordinating body for youth affairs in Singapore. Set up on 1 November 1989, NYC is also Singapore’s focal point for international youth affairs.

From 1 January 2015, NYC was restructured into an autonomous agency as the national body coordinating youth development under the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY).[citation needed]

To augment NYC’s role as a national youth developer, Outward Bound Singapore, which offers adventure-based experiential learning, and newly formed Youth Corps Singapore are now[when?] part of the strengthened NYC, to drive youth development and broaden outreach to young Singaporeans and youth sector organisations.[citation needed]

Lawrence Wong, Minister for Culture, Community and Youth is the Chairman of the 13th Council.[citation needed] The Council comprises members from various government ministries, youth organisations, academic institutions, voluntary welfare organisations, media and private sector organisations.[citation needed]

David Chua is the CEO.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ "David Chua appointed National Youth Council's first CEO". The Straits Times. 9 July 2015. Retrieved 1 August 2016. 
  2. ^ Siau Ming En (27 June 2016). "National Youth Council aims to be enabler for causes of the young". Retrieved 1 August 2016. 
  3. ^ "Youth pay tribute to Mr Lee with art". AsiaOne. 21 March 2016. Retrieved 1 August 2016. 

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