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WORLD HUMANITARIAN DAY

18-08-2017 Press Release

WORLD HUMANITARIAN DAY

Around the world, conflict is exacting a massive toll on people’s lives. Trapped in wars that are not of their making, millions of civilians are forced to hide or run for their lives. Young people are taken out of school, families are displaced from their homes, and communities are torn...

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INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY : YOUTH BUILDING PEACE

11-08-2017 Press Release

INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY : YOUTH BUILDING PEACE

Young people are powerful agents of change and progress when they are educated and empowered to participate in decision-making. Yet around the world, too many youth are being left behind. International Youth Day is commemorated on the 12th of August which serves as an annual celebration of the role of young...

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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE WORLD’S INDIGENOUS PEOPLE

09-08-2017 Press Release

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE WORLD’S INDIGENOUS PEOPLE

Indigenous peoples are inheritors and practitioners of unique cultures and ways of relating to people and the environment. They have retained social, cultural and economic characteristics that are distinct from those of the dominant societies in which they live. Despite their cultural differences, indigenous peoples from around the world share...

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WORLD DAY AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS

30-07-2017 Press Release

WORLD DAY AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS

Human trafficking is a crime that exploits women, young people and men for numerous purposes including forced labour and sex. The International Labour Organization estimates that 21 million people are victims of forced labour globally. This estimate also includes victims of human trafficking for labour and sexual exploitation. While it...

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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF FRIENDSHIP

30-07-2017 Press Release

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF FRIENDSHIP

Our world face many challenges, crises and forces of division  such as poverty, violence, and human rights abuses among many others that undermine peace, security, development and social harmony among the world's peoples. To confront those crises and challenges, their root causes must be addressed by promoting and defending a...

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NELSON MANDELA INTERNATIONAL DAY

17-07-2017 Press Release

NELSON MANDELA INTERNATIONAL DAY

Nelson Mandela was the embodiment of values such as freedom, equality, respect and values that we need to embrace, as we aspire to a brighter future, which we hope to be engulfed by world peace and harmony. Nelson Mandela International Day is a global call for people to recognize their...

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UN Environment Calling on the Next Generation of Environmental Leaders

15-05-2017 News

Dear Members, Warm greetings from WAY Secretariat! UN Environment is calling on the next generation of environmental leaders and would greatly appreciate if you can share this with your network. They have partnered with Covestro to launch Young Champions of the Earth. This is a multi-year challenge to help get big ideas off the ground with seed ...

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REMINDER: Invitation to the 17th Melaka International Youth Dialogue (MIYD) "Our Roles in Solving Juvenile Delinquency"

09-05-2017 News

Dear members, Warm greetings from the World Assembly of Youth (WAY) Headquarters in Melaka, Malaysia! We are pleased to inform you that the 17th Melaka International Youth Dialogue (MIYD)with the theme ‘Our Roles in Solving Juvenile Delinquency’ will be held from 09th to 13th July 2017 in Melaka, Malaysia. This progr...

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Call for applications for the 2017 edition of the UNAOC Fellowship Program

26-04-2017 News

Dear Members, Warm greetings from WAY Headquarters! Please find below the call for application for the 2017 edition of the UNAOC Fellowship Program. Dear , The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) has launched the Call for Applications for the 2017 edition of its Fellowship Programme. The Call is open to young civil society leader...

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UNLEASH: A new global sustainability initiative with 1,000 top talents

21-04-2017 News

Dear members,   Warm greetings from the World Assembly of Youth (WAY) headquarters in Melaka, Malaysia! We are pleased to introduce you to a new global talent initiative called UNLEASH. In short, UNLEASH is a global non-profit initiative aiming to address the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by bringing 1,000 young global ...

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Join "Impact ASEAN" Youth Volunteering Innovation Challenge

17-04-2017 News

Hello,  United Nations Volunteers Regional Office: Asia and the Pacific invites young people in the ASEAN countries to join the challenge! Under the theme “Impact ASEAN”, Youth Volunteering Innovation Challenge (YVIC) supports young volunteers to catalyze youth-led innovation for social impact and sustainable developm...

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    Youth And Education

    Having a main role as future assets of society, youth hold a crucial key in bringing forward-development of all nations around the world. Realizing significance of youth as role-players, many world-base humanitarian organizations have been paying extra attention on all sensitive matters which involve youth and their future development.

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    Youth And Employment

    Employment is a major concern among all societies with youth as the main affected by the issue. Recently the world has seen a meltdown in economies, causing layoffs, and unemployment. Youth have been greatly affected because most of them are only at the stage of seeking employment for the first time after school, and they are disadvantaged due to lack of experience.
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    Youth And Health

    Health issues are usually caused by; poor quality of health services offered, financial incapability, obstructive law and policies, unsafe traditional treatment, early pregnancy and over consumption of both alcohol and tobacco. In total, there are five major health-issues which youth all around the world are likely to have.

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    Youth And Environment

    It is found that most environmental issues are actually caused by people's ignorance toward their responsibility in preserving the environment.

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    Youth And Globalization

    Globalization affects the youth and the whole society at large. Global transformations that range from cultural, historical, technological and demographic changes require youth to develop new skills and habits that are far ahead of what the educational system can nowadays deliver.

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    Youth And HIV

    The HIV/ AIDS pandemic has affected the world very badly. The statistics for the diseases keep on rising year after year. In 2011 thirty four million people were infected and living with HIV/AIDS. Youth have been hardly hit by this pandemic with 40% of new infections occurring among young people 15- 24 years old in 2009.

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WAY volunteers programme

The World Assembly of Youth has established a volunteers programme that seeks to develop a dedicated corps of young people who will be willing to assist in WAY programme and activities around the world. WAY had over 900 volunteers from around the world, striving to make a difference.  
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MIYD 2017

miyd2017 logoBe part of the 17th Melaka International Youth Dialogue (MIYD) to discuss on 'Our Roles in Solving Juvenile Deliquency’ scheduled to take place on 9-13 July 2017 in Melaka, Malaysia. 

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