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.
The Government of Mongolia, Mongolian Youth Federation (MYF) and World Assembly of Youth (WAY) are excited to announce the upcoming Youth Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders Conference 2015.
To be held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, on the 20th May 2015, the Conference will bring together entrepreneurs, stakeholders, service providers, experts and government officials.
The Conference will be held in conjunction with the XIII Asian Youth Council General Assembly and aims to empower its participants by providing them with a platform to enhance trust and improve cooperation with regional and foreign business partners, share knowledge and experiences and investigate opportunities for sustainable socio-economic development.
The Conference will build upon the theme of One Asia 2015: Youth’s Role in the future Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by addressing the causes, challenges and priorities for achieving sustainable development in the Asian region.
This event is sponsored by the Government of Mongolia and co-hosted by the Mongolian Youth Federation and World Assembly of Youth. The Mongolian Youth Federation is Mongolia’s national representative body for youth with an extensive history of supporting Mongolian youth needs.
In 2015, MYF has partnered with the World Assembly of Youth (WAY), an international coordinating body of national youth councils and organizations, in the hosting of this exciting event. MYF has an extensive history with WAY, dating back to 1994 when MYF became a full member of WAY. In 2014 MYF President, Munkhbat Ayush, was also elected as Vice President for the Asian region with the WAY Executive Committee.
We have some awesome news that we would like to share with you with regards to the WAY 16th General Assembly with the theme “Youth Leadership in Succession: Past and Present ” scheduled to take place at Sheraton Tirana Hotel in Tirana, Albania from 7th – 11th of December 2014.
We are excited to inform you that our main sponsors for the WAY 16th General Assembly will be providing a round-trip (return) air ticket for 2 (two) youth participants from each member organisation of WAY to represent their respective country at the General Assembly. To assist with this, all WAY member organisations are required to nominate 2 (two) youth participants and submit their details before 10th of November 2014. (Please refer to list of WAY members @ way.org.my/ga)
Please find the necessary documents for your perusal and action at way.org.my/ga
We look forward to receiving your applications and nominations!
We are pleased to inform you that the WAY XVI General Assembly shall be held in Tirana, Albania, from December 7th to 11th, 2014. The General Assembly shall be hosted by WAY in partnership with the Melaka State Government, Malaysia, the Ministry of Social Welfare and Youth, Albania and the Albanian Youth Council.
The theme of the General Assembly shall be Youth Leadership in Succession: Past and Future. This theme has been chosen to draw attention to the importance of youth leadership-possession taking into consideration the fact that youth, worldwide, amount for approximately 3 billion people, making up almost half of the global population.
Appended hereto are the following documents for your perusal and action:
1. XVI General Assembly Briefing Paper
a. This will provide all basic information about the XVI General Assembly
2. XVI General Assembly Delegate Registration and Accreditation Form
a. This it to be completed by WAY Members only, and transmitted to the WAY Secretariat before 10 November.
3. XVI General Assembly Observer Registration and Accreditation Form
a. This it to be completed by non-members of WAY, and transmitted to the WAY Secretariat before 10 November.
4. XVI General Assembly Nomination Form
a. This is to be completed by paid-up members only, and transmitted to the WAY Secretariat before 10 November.
5. XVI General Assembly Programme
a. This provides an outline of the Programme for the General Assembly
6. About WAY
a. This provides brief information on the World Assembly of Youth
7. List of WAY Members
a. This provides the list ratified WAY members as of the XV General Assembly. Please note that several new applications have been received over the past four years and are subject to ratification by the General Assembly. If your national youth council does not appear on the list, please email the WAY secretariat to confirm if you are in the process of being granted membership.
8. Previous General Assemblies
a. This document provides information on dates and venues of previous WAY General Assemblies.
XVI GA - Briefing
XVI GA - Delegates Registration and Accreditation Form (GA-RG-D)
XVI GA - Observer Registration and Accreditation Form (GA-RG-O)
XVI GA - Nomination Form (GA-NF)
XVI GA - Programme
List of WAY Members - XV General Assembly