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International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

16-10-2020 Press Release

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

  The economic impact of COVID-19 pandemic on global monetary show a real challenge to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal of ending poverty by 2030. Poverty is not solely an economic issue, but rather a multidimensional phenomenon that encompasses a lack of both income and the basic capabilities to live...

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World Food Day

15-10-2020 Press Release

World Food Day

  The World Food Day is celebrated on the 16th of October and promotes global awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger and for the need to ensure healthy diets for all. This year the World Food Day marks the 75th Anniversary of the founding of Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)...

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International Day for Disaster Reduction

12-10-2020 Press Release

International Day for Disaster Reduction

  The International Day for Disaster Reduction was initiated on 1989, after a call by the United Nations’ General Assembly for a day to promote a global culture of risk awareness and disaster reduction. Held annually on 13 October, the day celebrates how people and communities around the world are reducing...

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World Mental Health Day

09-10-2020 Press Release

World Mental Health Day

  “COVID-19 has interrupted essential mental health services around the world just when they’re needed most… World leaders must move fast and decisively to invest more in life-saving mental health programmes - during the pandemic and beyond.” Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of World Health Organisation (WHO)   Since 1992, the World...

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World Habitat Day

05-10-2020 Press Release

World Habitat Day

  “The urgency of improving living conditions has been brought to the fore by COVID-19, which has devastated the lives of millions in cities. Access to clean water and sanitation, along with social distancing, are key responses to the pandemic. Yet in slums it has proved difficult to implement these measures...

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International Day of Non-Violence

01-10-2020 Press Release

International Day of Non-Violence

“We may never be strong enough to be entirely nonviolent in thought, word, and deed. But we must keep nonviolence as our goal and make strong progress towards it.” - Mahatma Gandhi The name of Mahatma Gandhi transcends the bounds of race, religion, and nation-states. Today, on 2 October, we...

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WAY 71st Anniversary

24-08-2020 News

The World Assembly of Youth (WAY) is marking its 71st Anniversary at a difficult time, compounded by an unprecedented global health crisis with severe economic and social impacts. The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has affected the lives of young people everywhere, and young people are actively helping respond to this crisis. This crisis has served...

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Humanity and Global Challenges - International Essay Competition Initiative

06-03-2020 News

Dear Members,   Warm greetings from the World Assembly of Youth (WAY) Headquarters in Melaka, Malaysia!   We would like to inform you that this year, and in honor of the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations, the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC Research Institute) and the World Assembly of Youth (WAY) are coordinati...

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WHO Health for all Film Festival: Call for Submissions

11-12-2019 News

Dear members, Greetings from the World Assembly of Youth (WAY) Headquarters!  In May 2020, during the 73rd World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland, WHO will host the first ever Health for All Film Festival. The Festival aims to recruit a new generation of film and video innovators to champion and promote global health issues. WH...

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Energy Globe Award: Participate in the largest environmental award!

13-09-2019 Events News

Dear Colleagues,    Warm greetings from the WAY Headquarters!   Energy Globe Award annually honors outstanding, sustainable projects in the field of environment and energy. The award is presented nationally in more than 180 countries, as well as internationally in 5 categories: Earth, Fire, Water, Air and Yout...

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Declaration - 19th Melaka International Youth Dialogue (MIYD)

15-07-2019 News

Dear members,   Warm greetings of the World Assembly of Youth (WAY) Headquarters in Melaka, Malaysia!   We are pleased to circulate herewith the Declaration of the 19th Melaka International Youth Dialogue (MIYD) “Youth Deconstructing Fake News” that was held from 23rd to 27th of June 2019 at La Boss Hotel in Melaka, Malaysia.   ...

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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 2019

FAKE NEWS LOGO newWWGet involved and make your voice heard at the 19th Melaka International Youth Dialogue (MIYD) as we tackle this year's theme 'Youth Deconstructing Fake News’ that is scheduled to take place on 23rd - 27th June 2019 at La Boss Hotel in Melaka, Malaysia. Call for applications - Registrations for participants, speakers, and volunteers are now OPEN!

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