United Socialist Party of Venezuela Youth

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United Socialist Party of Venezuela Youth
Juventud del Partido Socialista Unido de Venezuela
Secretary GeneralRodbexa Poleo[1]
Founded12 September 2008
HeadquartersAv. Libertador, Los Caobos, Parroquia El Recreo, Caracas
Membership2.2 million
IdeologyMarxism
Socialism of the 21st century
Bolivarianism
Chavismo
Anti-imperialism
Anti-capitalism
Socialism
Latin American integration
Internationalism
Colours     Red
Mother partyUnited Socialist Party of Venezuela
International affiliationWorld Federation of Democratic Youth
Websitehttp://juventud.psuv.org.ve/

The United Socialist Party of Venezuela Youth (Spanish: Juventud del Partido Socialista Unido de Venezuela, JPSUV) is the youth wing of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela, which constitutes the initial scope of action of young people within the militant activity and under the party's guidelines.[2]

History[edit]

JPSUV was founded in Puerto Ordaz, in the state of Bolívar, on 12 September 2008.[3]

Founding congress[edit]

Prior to the founding congress, in July 2008, 140,000 young militants from all over the country were organized to form 14,000 "youth work teams" in the "socialist battalions" of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela. In each work team, a youth representative was chosen in August 2008 for the "socialist circumscription" of the party, to attend as a delegate to the founding congress of the JPSUV, scheduled for the month of September, in accordance as approved by the National Political Direction of the PSUV.[3][4]

The founding congress of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela Youth (JPSUV) was held between September 11 and 13, 2008 in the city of Puerto Ordaz, Bolívar state, with the participation of more than 1,400 delegates elected from all over the country and It was attended by international delegates from Latin America, Europe, Oceania and the United States.[3]

Membership[edit]

JPSUV has more than 2 million registered members aged between 15 and 30 years.[5]

Affiliations[edit]

JPSUV is a member of the Young People of the Simon Bolivar Patriotic Pole. Internationally it is a member of the World Federation of Democratic Youth (FMJD).[6]

Aim[edit]

According to the Statutes of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela, the JPSUV constitutes "the initial scope of action of the young people within the militant activity and under the party's guidelines", developing the fundamental processes of recruitment, organization, formation and permanent mobilization of the youth that militates in the PSUV.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://juventud.psuv.org.ve/temas/noticias/rodbexa-poleo-es-la-nueva-secretaria-general-de-la-jpsuv/
  2. ^ "Estatutos | PSUV". www.psuv.org.ve. Retrieved 2019-01-13.
  3. ^ a b c Tamara Pearson (15 September 2008). "Youth Wing of United Socialist Party of Venezuela Born". Venezuelanalysis. Retrieved 24 March 2019. Between September 11 and 13, approximately 1,400 youth delegates from all states of Venezuela met in Puerto Ordaz, Bolivar state, to construct the new organisation of the youth of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV).
  4. ^ "PSUV prepara creación de Juventud | PSUV". www.psuv.org.ve. Retrieved 2019-01-13.
  5. ^ "Juventud del PSUV se suma al plan de recaudación de fondos | PSUV". www.psuv.org.ve. Retrieved 2019-01-13.
  6. ^ "JPSUV Internacional | Juventud PSUV". Retrieved 2019-01-13.
  7. ^ Federico Fuentes-Green (16 August 2009). "Venezuela: 'The revolution is profoundly young'". Venezuelanalysis. Retrieved 24 March 2019.