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Singapore Government



National Committee on Prevention, Rehabilitation and Recidivism

NCPR Events

List of Events
Conversations On Youth 

Conversations On Youth (COY), is a biennial symposium that brings together school leaders, teachers in charge of student discipline, social and youth workers, law enforcement officers and participants from the organising ministries for a dialogue on supporting youth-at-risk and youth offenders. COY is organised under the auspices of the National Committee on Prevention, Rehabilitation and Recidivism (NCPR).

COY 2021

Held on 9 Sep 2021, with the theme “I’m not difficult; I’m in a difficult situation”, the symposium provided fresh perspectives on youth-at-risk and youth offenders by examining the environments they live in and shifting the spotlight from negative offending behaviours to positive youth development.

Click to access Conversations on Youth 2021​ materials.

COY 2019

Held on 9 Sep 2019, with the theme “Moving Upstream – Early Prevention of Youth Offending”, the symposium aimed to raise awareness of youth offending trends and long-term school absenteeism, as well as to facilitate discussion on upstream prevention strategies. 

Symposium Materials 
1. Supporting children and youth from vulnerable families
2. Overview of NCPR and Central Youth Guidance Office (CYGO)