CPUR Senator Niegil E. Libo-on represented CPU during the 1st Filipino Youth Summit held at De La Salle University, Manila.

Students from Central Philippine University attended the first ever Filipino Youth Summit held at De La Salle University, Manila last August 30-September 2, 2018.

In this summit, CPUR Senator Niegil E. Libo-on (Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Public Administration) was chosen as the Filipino Youth Leader for Region 6. He was also selected to be part of the FYS Central Committee.


The participants of the 1st Filipino Youth Summit held at De La Salle University, Manila..

The other delegates from CPU included Mikhie Shane Tolentino (Bachelor in Secondary Education major in English), delegate for Public Health Pillar and awarded as the Outstanding Delegate of her pillar; Therese Brasileño (Bachelor of Science in Packaging Engineering), delegate for Environment Pillar; Patrick John Miclat (Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy), delegate for Public Health Pillar.

The first ever Filipino Youth Summit is an “advocacy-based youth conference in the country where student-leaders gather to participate in reviewing local and national government initiatives, addressing national issues, and collaborating towards a more empowered and progressive nation.”


Mikhie Shane Tolentino (CPU, Bachelor of Secondary Education major in English) delegate for Public Health Pillar, was also awarded as the Outstanding Delegate of her Pillar.

“Through greater awareness and understanding among the regions, FYS 2018 envisions to provide a platform for youth leaders from all over the country to share ideas for social transformation. In line with this, the FYS is comprised of five (5) pillars namely: Business Ethics, Education, Environment, Human Rights, and Public Health. The delegates are expected to review the initiatives and policies of the government, and come up with brief policy statements to be presented in the plenary afterwards.” (http://filipinoyouthsummit.org/)

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