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International Day of Friendship

30-07-2020 Press Release

International Day of Friendship

  In 2011, the United Nations proclaimed the International Day of Friendship with the idea that friendship between people, countries, and cultures can inspire peace efforts and build bridges between communities. On this day we want to involve young people and youth organisations in community activities that include different cultures and...

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The World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

30-07-2020 Press Release

The World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

  Trafficking in persons is a serious crime and a grave violation of human rights. Every year, thousands of men, women and children fall into the hands of traffickers, in their own countries and abroad. Almost every country in the world is affected by trafficking, whether as a country of origin...

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World Youth Skills Day

15-07-2020 Press Release

World Youth Skills Day

  The active engagement of youth in sustainable development efforts is central to achieving sustainable, inclusive, and stable societies by the target date, and to averting the worst threats and challenges to sustainable development, including the impacts of climate change, health, unemployment, poverty, gender inequality, conflict, and migration.   Globally, one in...

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World Population Day

11-07-2020 Press Release

World Population Day

 "On this World Population Day, let us act to safeguard sexual and reproductive health care, protect the health and rights of women and girls, and end gender-based violence. The pandemic has made our jobs much harder, but we must prevail." UN Secretary-General António Guterres  The COVID-19 crisis has taken a staggering...

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International Day Against Drug Abuse And Illicit Trafficking

26-06-2020 Press Release

International Day Against Drug Abuse And Illicit Trafficking

  The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking recognises the severe impact that illicit drugs have on health, development, peace and security. According to the latest World Drug Report, around 269 million people used drugs worldwide in 2018, which is 30 percent more than in 2009, while over 35 million...

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World Refugee Day

20-06-2020 Press Release

World Refugee Day

  The World Refugee Day is celebrated every year on the 20th of June to support millions of families all over the world who have lost their homes and dear ones because of violence or war. Many refugees are in exile to escape the effects of natural or human-made disasters. Every...

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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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Invitation to International Young Leaders Assembly (IYLA), 3 - 10 August 2019 in Washington DC., Philadelphia, and New York, USA.

11-06-2019 Events News

Warm greetings from the World Assembly of Youth (WAY) headquarters in Melaka, Malaysia!   We are pleased to invite you to attend the International Young Leaders Assembly (IYLA) from August 3rd to 10th, 2019 in Washington DC., Philadelphia, and New York, USA.    This year’s theme is “Moral and Innovative Leadership for Sustainable...

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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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