Report - Youth Run for Peace and Sustainability

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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, Sahabat Belia Kerajaan Negeri Melaka and various educational institutions.

We also would like to express our utmost gratitude to Youth Service America (YSA) for inviting WAY to partner this event in commemoration of the Global Youth Service Day (GYSD), which took place 17th to 19th of April, 2015. Our appreciation also goes to all sponsors, contributors, volunteers and the organizing committee. Without the efforts and hard works from all, the success of this event would not have been possible.

Happy reading and for further comments, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Report - Youth Run for Peace and Sustainability (PDF)

Invitation to the 15th Melaka International Youth Dialogue

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WAY Page 09We 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, Malaysian Youth Council, Asian Youth Council and Ministry of Youth and Sports, Malaysia.

This theme has been selected to fulfil the principal opinions and roles of young people towards combatting armed conflict and promoting sustainable conflict free environment for all. An interactive dialogue on this topic will be of significance to form, educate, increase awareness on the challenges and entitlements of youth in the different levels of society that they represent.

 We, therefore, wish to extend this invitation to you and your organization to partake in this prosperous dialogue. Given that your expertise directly or indirectly relates to the theme, it would be extremely valuable to have your inputs and comments considering the issue of armed conflict and its effects to the society.

Please refer to the enclosed documents for additional information about the MIYD and its registration. Should you require further details, do not hesitate to contact us.

We look forward to receiving your applications!

MIYD 15 - Concept Note

MIYD 15 - Participant Registration Form

MIYD 15 - Speaker Registration Form

INTERNATIONAL CIVIL SOCIETY WEEK 2014

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To celebrate South Africa's 20th anniversary of freedom and democracy, CIVICUS and its partners will gather change makers from around the world at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg for International Civil Society Week from 19-25 November 2014.

International Civil Society Week 2015 will involve a diverse, multi-stakeholder partnership that seeks to tackle the world's most pressing challenges. Under the banner of Citizen Action, People Power, the weeklong series events will be the premiere global gathering of inspired thinkers, innovation leaders and influential organisations.

Headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, CIVICUS is honoured to bring you International Civil Society Week 2014.
The week will feature more than 20 events organised by leading civil society organisations from around the world, addressing the theme Citizen Action, People Power.

The flagship event for the week is the CIVICUS World Assembly which will culminate in the Nelson Mandela-Graça Machel Innovation Awards ceremony.

The global partnership that will make up the International Civil Society Week will be bound by a common aim to connect the forces that nurture positive social change, share the tools that enhance citizen action, and celebrate inspiring examples of people power.
Space is limited to 500 delegates and all open events will be filled on a first come, first served basis.
Register today to guarantee your place at International Civil Society Week 2014.

Find out more by visiting the website: http://civicus.org/ICSW/

14th Melaka International Youth Dialogue Declaration

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We are pleased to circulate herewith a copy of the final Declaration for the 14th Melaka International Youth Dialogue (MIYD) “Youth and Education: Taking Action, Getting Results” that was held from 23rd to 25th of June 2014 at the Permaisuri MITC Hotel in Melaka, Malaysia.

The 14th MIYD, was organized by WAY in collaboration with the Melaka State Government, Asian Youth Council, Malaysian Youth Council and Ministry of Youth and Sports (Malaysia). After thorough deliberations through paper presentations, plenary sessions, workshops and field trips, the participants put together this important outcome document, addressed to all the stakeholders to ensure that the rights of various categories of youth and education are acknowledged and protected.

With this, the participants of the 14th MIYD, acknowledged the importance of education for young people as a fundamental human right, regardless of their social, economical and geographical status. They shall continue to seek and generate youth dialogues and advocate for legislations, policies and programmes at all levels of society, in order to achieve education for all (EFA) and inclusion in the Post 2015 Development Agenda.
Looking forward to seeing you all next year for another Dialogue!

14th Melaka International Youth Dialogue - Declaration