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WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY

05-06-2015 Press Release

WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY

One of the main global concerns today is the issues related to environment and it mainly refers to the natural elements that make up the Earth and surround living organisms, enabling life. The environment is not about a single factor, it involves lot of things which interact and interfere with...

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WORLD DAY FOR CULTURAL DIVERSITY FOR DIALOGUE AND DEVELOPMENT

21-05-2015 Press Release

WORLD DAY FOR CULTURAL DIVERSITY FOR DIALOGUE AND DEVELOPMENT

"In a diverse world, the destruction of cultures is a crime, and uniformity is a dead-end: our aim must be to enhance, in one movement, the diversity that enriches us and the human rights that bring us together. -Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO Cultural diversity is the common inheritance of humankind...

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WORLD TELECOMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION SOCIETY DAY

17-05-2015 Press Release

WORLD TELECOMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION SOCIETY DAY

17th May, which marks the anniversary of the signing of the first International Telegraph Convention and the creation of the International Telecommunication Union, is also celebrated as the annual observance of the World Telecommunication Day. This year commemoration of the World Telecommunication Day is the 150th anniversary of the International...

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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF FAMILIES

16-05-2015 Press Release

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF FAMILIES

Families are the basic core of our society, we are born into them and some of the most important developing years of our lives are spent growing up with our families. Every family’s life is different and the UN Family Programme recognises this, just as we have lots of different...

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APPLY NOW FOR CONSULTATIVE STATUS WITH ECOSOC FOR THE 2016 CYCLE

05-05-2015 Press Release

APPLY NOW FOR CONSULTATIVE STATUS WITH ECOSOC FOR THE 2016 CYCLE

One of the six principal organs of the United Nations system established by the UN Charter in 1945 is the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). It consists of 54 members of the United Nations, nominated by the General Assembly and coordinates economic, social and related work of the fourteen United...

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WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY

03-05-2015 Press Release

WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY

Each year, May 3rd is a date which celebrates the fundamental principles of press freedom. This day was proclaimed as the World Press Freedom Day by the UN General Assembly in 1993 following a Recommendation adopted at the twenty-sixth session of UNESCO's General Conference in 1991. World Press Freedom Day serves...

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E-consultation with Children and Youth has started! - Zero Draft Open Declaration on SDGs

06-06-2015 Press Release

Dear colleagues, Warm greetings from the World Assembly of Youth (WAY) headquarters! IT IS OUT! - Zero Draft of the outcome document for the UN Summit to adopt the Post-2015 Development Agenda has been released publicly. We invite children and young people to comment on the Declaration to help make it inspiring to you and your peers! What if you ...

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MIYD 2015 DEADLINE EXTENSION

06-06-2015 Events News

We are pleased to inform that various youth leaders and organisations have expressed very high interest towards participating in our dialogue, 15th Melaka International Youth Dialogue (MIYD) with the theme Youth and Armed Conflict: 'To Express Without A Fear, To Progress Without A Threat' scheduled to take place from 22nd to 24th of June 2015 in Me...

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Report - Youth Run for Peace and Sustainability

05-05-2015 Events News

We are pleased to herewith circulate the report for the Youth Run: For Peace and Sustainability that took place on 18th April 2015 in Melaka River Square (Dataran Sungai Melaka) Melaka, Malaysia. This event was organised by WAY in collaboration with Melaka State Government, Majlis Bandaraya Melaka Bersejarah (MBMB), Melaka State Youth Council, Sah...

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WAY Annual Report - 2014

05-03-2015 News

We are pleased to circulate herewith our Annual Report for the year 2014. In this report, we have compiled a summary of all the activities, publications, finance report, declarations, online courses and photos pertaining to the events and activities that took place during the course of that year. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all...

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Invitation to the 15th Melaka International Youth Dialogue

24-02-2015 Events News

We are pleased to inform you that the 15th Melaka International Youth Dialogue with the theme ‘Youth and Armed Conflict: To Express Without A Fear, To Progress Without A Threat’ will be held from 22nd to 24th June 2015 in Melaka, Malaysia. This programme is organised by the World Assembly of Youth in collaboration with the Melaka State Government, ...

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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.

MIYD 2015

Learn all about the 15th Melaka International Youth Dialogue "Youth and Armed Conflict: To Express Without A Fear, To Progress Without A Threat"

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World Youth Institute

This course is designed to incorporate sustainability, intuition, vision, connectedness, ethics and personal empowerment into the leadership model.

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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 programmes and activities around the world.

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