PERANAN DINAS KEPEMUDAAN DAN OLAHRAGA DALAM MENINGKATKAN KEWIRAUSAHAAN PEMUDA DI PROVINSI KEPULAUAN RIAU
This study aims to determine and examine the extent to which the Youth and Sports Office of the Riau Islands Province has taken steps to improve and create young entrepreneurs in the Riau Islands Province. The writing method uses a qualitative method with descriptive elaboration, and with a purposive sampling technique, namely, a subjective sampling technique with a specific intent or purpose, which assumes that the informants taken have the information needed for the research carried out. The result of the research is that the role of the Youth and Sports Office of the Riau Islands Province is in accordance with the regulations of Law Number 40 of 2009 concerning Youth. The law guarantees opportunities for every youth to develop their potential, capacity, self-actualization, and aspirations and to be competitive. And also Government Regulation Number 41 of 2011 concerning Entrepreneurship Development and Youth Pioneering, as well as Provision of Youth Infrastructure and Facilities, which regulates the duties and responsibilities, planning, and funding regarding youth entrepreneurship development, youth pioneering development and provision of youth infrastructure and facilities.