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World Press Freedom Day

03-05-2021 Press Release

World Press Freedom Day

  At a time when we are mired in worry and uncertainty because of the COVID-19 pandemic, verified and reliable information is essential to help us face, understand, and overcome this crisis. We must consider the vital importance of information in this situation. Informing the public means, giving everyone the means...

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World Day for Safety and Health at Work

27-04-2021 Press Release

World Day for Safety and Health at Work

  The World Day for Safety and Health at Work is an annual international campaign that promotes safe, healthy, and decent work. Held on 28 April, this day focuses on addressing the prevention of accidents and diseases at work, and it stimulates national tripartite dialogue on safety and health at work...

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World Book and Copyright Day

23-04-2021 Press Release

World Book and Copyright Day

  Each year, on the 23 April, celebrations on World Book and Copyright Day take place all over the world in order to recognise the magical power of books, a link between the past and the future, a bridge between generations and across cultures. Through reading we could open ourselves to...

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World Mother Earth Day

21-04-2021 Press Release

World Mother Earth Day

  The World Mother Earth Day is celebrated annually on 22 April to remind each of us that the Earth and its ecosystem provide us with life and sustenance. This Day provides an opportunity to raise public awareness around the world to the challenges regarding the wellbeing of the planet and...

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World Creativity and Innovation Day

20-04-2021 Press Release

World Creativity and Innovation Day

  Nowadays, creativity and innovation have become the true wealth of every nation. Even though there may be no universal understanding of creativity, the concept is open to interpretation from artistic expression to problem solving in the context of economic, social, and sustainable development. Therefore, the United Nations designated 21 April...

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World Health Day

06-04-2021 Press Release

World Health Day

  The celebration of the World Health Day is taking place, every year, on 7th of April under the leadership of World Health Organisation (WHO) in order to draw the mass people attention towards the importance of global health. This Day aims to create awareness of specific health themes and over the...

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Call for application - "Youth4Climate" in Milan, Italy on 28-30 September 2021

09-02-2021 News

Dear members, Greetings and we hope that you are safe and healthy! We are pleased to inform you that despite the difficulties and challenging times we all are going through, things are moving forward for the organising of the COP26! Therefore, we would like to inform you that it is now possible to send the application by 28 February for the par...

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UNESCO - Futures of Education initiative - Invitation to contribute to survey

10-11-2020 News

Dear members, Warm greetings from the World Assembly of Youth (WAY) Headquarters! We are pleased to inform you that WAY and UNESCO want to hear from you and the youth community you represent and support on a crucial issue: the futures of education. “Futures of Education: Learning to Become” is UNESCO’s new flagship initiative in the field of edu...

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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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    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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