National Youth Organisations

National Youth Councils

Costa Rica

Costa Rica (meaning "rich coast" in Spanish), officially the Republic of Costa Rica (SpanishCosta Rica or República de Costa Rica), is a country in Central America, bordered by Nicaragua to the north, Panama to the southeast, the Pacific Ocean to the west, and the Caribbean Sea to the east. The capital is San Jose

Costa Rica Youth Policy


An extract of the NYP says, “The Public Policy of the Young Person responds to the ideal of young person aspires to have in the country, that is, a person who acts and interacts in search of meeting their needs and preferences, and opportunities ensure their inclusion in national development, enjoying all rights and social, cultural, economic, political and civil rights.” The youth policy was adopted in 2010 following a 2006 action plan.                                             

(San José, Consejo Nacional de la Política Pública de la Persona Joven, 2004, 70 p. Authors / Organisations : Costa Rica. Consejo Nacional de la Política Pública de la Persona Joven)

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