Thursday, July 12, 2018

Government builds biometric card that gives access to young people on various supports and services

Cin| It is "a governance tool in support of youth for preferential access to various basic social supports and services offered by public and private partners," he said.

According to Cameroon Tribune of Thursday, July 12, 2018, the young biometric card is one of the first benefits of the Special Triennial Plan (PTS), prescribed by President Paul Biya, in its address to young people on February 10, 2016. It focuses on the operationalization of the National Youth Observatory (ONJ) ​​in the 434 multifunctional centers for the promotion of youth (CMPJ), we learn.

In terms of service offers, the youth card allows the cardholder to " choose, discriminate, select and classify the desired service and provider ". According to the newspaper, numerous partnership agreements have been signed between MINJEC and operators of transport, mobile telephony, insurance, health, driving ...

The Special Triennial Plan supports 1,500,000 young people between the ages of 15 and 35 at a rate of 500,000 per year in various fields of interest. To date, more than 600,000 young people are enlisted, then oriented in the sectors of their choice. Collaboration platforms with different administrations have been established to facilitate their support by all government programs and projects.

On Wednesday, Mounouna Foutsou asked the young people to get involved in the activities and opportunities thus offered, " not only to make their contribution to the construction of Cameroon, but also by becoming job creators able to improve their experience and daily, but also that of the populations ".