INVITATION TO THE 16TH MELAKA INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DIALOGUE

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We are pleased to inform you that the 16th Melaka International Youth Dialogue with the theme ‘Youth for Environmental Sustainability: Our Future, Our Care’ will be held from 26th to 30th June 2016 in Melaka, Malaysia. This programme is organised by the World Assembly of Youth (WAY) in collaboration with the Melaka State Government, Malaysian Youth Council, Asian Youth Council and Ministry of Youth and Sports, Malaysia.
 
This theme has been selected to fulfill the principal opinions and roles of young people towards combating environmental deterioration and achieving environmental sustainability. As well as, finding innovative solution and adopting sustainable living in which the coexistence with the nature shall be tailored in every activity and at all levels of the society. An interactive dialogue on this topic will be of significance to form, educate, increase awareness on the challenges and entitlements of youth at the different levels of society that they represent.

WAY WORKSHOP, ‘YOUTH STAND AGAINST DRUG ABUSE’

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Illicit drugs destroy innumerable individual lives and undermine our societies. Confronting the illicit trade in drugs and its effects remains a major challenge for the international community.
 
Kofi Annan, the former Secretary General of the United Nations
 
The Malaysian National Association Against Drug Abuse (PEMADAM), the World Assembly of Youth (WAY) and the Malay and Islamic World Secretariat (DMDI) collectively organised the IFNGO Youth Health Lifestyle Workshop which took place from 15th to 18th November 2015.
 
As part of WAY contribution, a workshop with a theme of ‘Youth Stand Against Drug Abuse’ commenced from 2.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. at PLKN Jaya Gemilang Camp, A’famosa Resort, Melaka, Malaysia. This theme was selected to address the issue of drug-abusive behaviour which continuously causes negative results to the society including youth; encourage youth to partake in anti-drugs abuse activity; promote a healthy lifestyle; as well as raise awareness and educate youth on the importance in attaining a healthy generation, free from drug abusive behaviour and drug addiction.

 

WAY SATELLITE EVENT: ‘THE ROLE OF YOUNG PEOPLE IN MARCHING TOWARDS ATTAINMENT OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS’

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THE Opening Ceremony of WAY Satellite Event was officiated by Her Excellency Vicki Treadell, the British High Commissioner to Malaysia. At this session, remarks were given by Hon. Datuk Shahrul Zaman Yahya, the Perak State EXCO for Human Resources, Youth and Sport; and our WAY Secretary General, Ms. Ediola Pashollari. The event began 09.00 a.m. at Casuarina @ Meru Hotel, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia. Present at this event were also head of departments from WAY Secretariat, Miss Soekmawati the Programme Officer; Miss Kebareileng Matlhape the International Relations Officer; and Miss Dorothy Chipfunde the Publication Officer.
 
During the welcoming remarks, Ms. Ediola Pashollari, Secretary General of World Assembly of Youth, introduced the theme of the WAY Satellite Event ‘The Role of Young People in Marching Towards Attainment of Sustainable Development Goals’ and welcomed the guests of honour and all participants to this event. She emphasized on the important role that young people should play in implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and that all stakeholders should join hand in this journey.
 

15TH MELAKA INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DIALOGUE

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DAY 1 - 15TH MELAKA INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DIALOGUE, ‘YOUTH AND ARMED CONFLICT: TO EXPRESS WITHOUT A FEAR, TO PROGRESS WITHOUT A THREAT’

Melaka, 21st June 2015 – THIS day marked another outstanding event for the World Assembly of Youth (WAY), as highly passionate and entrusted participants have gathered for the 15th Melaka International Youth Dialogue (MIYD), which is taking place at Kings Green Hotel in Melaka, Malaysia.

The theme for this year is ‘Youth and Armed Conflict; To Express Without A Fear, To Progress Without A Threat’ intended to fulfill the principal opinions and roles of young people towards combating armed conflict and promoting sustainable conflict free environment. From yesterday, the organising committee has welcomed various participants, speakers, WAY Vice President, Mr. Preye Ketebu-Brown as well as WAY Executive Committee Member, Mr. Muesee Kazapua. It was indeed overwhelming moments.