Report finds Cambodian youth members mostly follow party lines

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Report finds Cambodian youth members mostly follow party lines

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Wed Dec 21, 2016 9:10 pm

Youth not in revolt, report of party participation finds
Wed, 21 December 2016
Ananth Baliga and Chhay Channyda

A study looking at the youth wings of the two major political parties found both to be mere extensions of the central leadership and devoid of any serious responsibilities or powers to influence policy.

The short study, released last week by the development agency Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, compared the youth structures of the Cambodian People’s Party and Cambodia National Rescue Party with four similar organisations in Germany, and found the local iterations to be more dependent on the “mother party” and less inclined to be critical or divergent from party policies.

“In an effort to obtain unity, they only promote their respective mother party’s policies,” the report reads.

Additionally, it found that both youth sections were created with a top-down approach, whereas German youth organisations, such as the Young Union and Green Youth, started as independent grassroots groups and moved upwards...
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/y ... tion-finds
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Re: Report finds Cambodian youth members mostly follow party lines

Post by Jamie_Lambo » Wed Dec 21, 2016 9:17 pm

not the same kind of party lines i used to participate in as a youth..
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