The purpose of this study was to evaluate the current 5th Youth Action Plan
(2013-2017) to better promote the rights of children. This study analyzed in detail
the 5 Priority Areas and relevant subsequent projects of the Action Plan. Five themes
of analysis that were utilized were: Responsible authority, budget, project objectives,
project content, performance indicators, and the target.
The findings of this study revealed that the majority of the budget were dedicated
to health related issues, failing to align the budget to the overall goal of the Youth
Action Plan. Detailed findings are provided. In conclusion, the following major
recommendations are provided. First improving the effectiveness of project through
expansion of budget and review of the implementation of allocated budget are
required. Second, construction of projects based on the CRC is needed. Third,
through the use of relevant performance indicators, evidence-based policy should be
ensured. Fourth, constructing an environment that allows for the promotion of the
rights of youth needed. Fifth, consistency and alignment among projects established.
Finally, good governance in implementation must be guaranteed.