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International Day of Peace

21-09-2022 Press Release

International Day of Peace

  The International Day of Peace is observed annually on 21 September, and it is an opportunity to remind ourselves in creating a world where people are treated equally regardless of their race and socio-economic status. This Day is devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, through observing 24 hours of...

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International Day of Democracy

15-09-2022 Press Release

International Day of Democracy

  The International Day of Democracy is celebrated annually on 15 September and it provides an opportunity to review the state of democracy in the world. This Day aims to promote government’s role in maintaining open democracy among all member nations of the United Nations Charter and to celebrate the system...

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International Literacy Day

08-09-2022 Press Release

International Literacy Day

  The International Literacy Day is celebrated annually on 8 of September and it is an opportunity for governments, civil society, and other stakeholders to highlight improvements in the world literacy rates, and reflect on the remaining literacy challenges. The issue of literacy remains a global problem and it is a key...

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International Day of Charity

03-09-2022 Press Release

International Day of Charity

  The International Day of Charity is celebrated annually on 5 September and its objective is to sensitise and mobilise people, NGOs, and stakeholders all around the world to help others through volunteer and philanthropic activities. This day was declared officially by the United Nations General Assembly in 2012 and it...

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WAY Celebrates 73rd Anniversary

23-08-2022 Press Release

WAY Celebrates 73rd Anniversary

  Today, the World Assembly of Youth (WAY) is marking its 73rd Anniversary! WAY was founded in 1949, and is the international coordinating body of national youth councils and youth organisations. WAY has special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC) and works closely with...

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World Humanitarian Day

18-08-2022 Press Release

World Humanitarian Day

  The World Humanitarian Day is celebrated annually on 19 August, and it pays tribute to all aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian service, and rallies support for people affected by crises around the world. The highest numbers of Humanitarian workers are young people. Therefore, we need to highlight...

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Call for Application - 26th World Volunteer Conference

18-07-2022 News

Dear members,   We are pleased to inform you that the World Assembly of Youth (WAY) is one of the cooperating partners for the 26th biennial World Volunteer Conference that is scheudle to take place on 24-27 October 2022 in Abu Dhabi, UAE.  We are very pleased with how the conference program is shaping up and very...

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Call for contribution : HPV Situational Assessment by Country

05-07-2022 News

  Dear Members, Greetings from the WAY Headquarters! Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI) because of how easily it can be transmitted from person to person, with over 85% of people at risk of being affected by this virus in their lifetime – through any skin-to-skin sexual activity below the wais...

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Call for Application - 15th Global Youth Peace Fest (GYPF2022)

05-07-2022 News

Dear Members,   Greetings from the WAY Headquarters!   We are pleased to inform you that the 15th Global Youth Peace Fest - GYPF 2022 themed ‘Enhancing Youth Engagement & Sustainable Development in the Post-Covid World’ will be held from September 30 to October 2, 2022 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. For more informaton...

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Call for Application - The HPV Pandemic: Why should I care?

12-05-2022 News

Dear members,   Greetings from the World Assembly of Youth (WAY) headquarters!   We are pleased to inform you that the World Assembly of Youth (WAY) and HPV Global Action are joining forces in the fight against the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) pandemic. Amongst young people, HPV is the most contagious sexually transmitted infection (ST...

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Call for Application - NGOs interested to apply for ECOSOC Consultative Status

22-04-2022 News

  Dear members,   We are happy to inform you that the United Nations recognises the fundamental role Civil Societies play in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals and fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. Hence, the NGO Branch of the United Nations is calling upon the Non-Governmental Organisations to apply for consultative status w...

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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.

World Youth Institute

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World Youth Institute (WYI) is the educational wing of World Assembly of Youth (WAY). In partnership with MyMobileUniversity, we have established our own Lifelong Learning Platform which provides free and accessible learning materials for young people, worldwide.

 

 

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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 are willing to assist in WAY programme and activities around the world. WAY has over 1,200 volunteers from around the world, striving to make a difference for young people worldwide.  
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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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