The Vanuatu National Youth Council was set up in 0ctober 2009. Its formation was led by the Department of Youth Development, Sports and Training with assistance from other national stakeholders and youth activists. From there its first six Provincial Youth Presidents and two for the Municipalities were elected, forming the structure of the National Youth Council. 

VNYC’s vision is to foster a vibrant youth culture in which youth are empowered, innovative and actively participate in decision making and sustainable livelihoods.