1st Annual Transforming Leadership Worldwide Conference and Arts/Music Festival

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We are pleased to announce that Mr. Chet W. Sisk, the WAY Global Leadership Development Specialist, has created three opportunities for jobs, partnerships, social enterprise and a whole new approach to leadership.

In partnership with WAY and CO-LEAD, we are hereby announcing the 1st Annual Transforming Leadership Worldwide Conference and Arts/Music Festival to be held on 8th, 9th and 10th October 2015 in Denver, Colorado, USA. The conference shall combine networking with project presentations, hip hop music, slam poets and inspirational speakers. The conference is schedule to take please on the beautiful Auraria Campus of the University of Colorado, in the heart of downtown Denver, USA. The conference focus is on new leadership models that emphasis new models of leadership that utilize connectedness, sustainability, vision, job creation and personal empowerment. Find out more at www.coleadinternational.org

The conference will be preceded by a 60 day virtual internship (August and September) for a limited number of students interested in developing projects around sustainability, social enterprise, the sharing economy, feminine principle leadership, food security, lateral organizations and collective impact. All interested in doing the internship, should write to Chet directly and express interest via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The CO-LEAD Masterclass online leadership training class is set to begin on July 17th. This class is a weekly webinar that allows youth to talk to leaders, activists, CEOs and other looking to find employees, partners and collaborators on projects that emphasize sustainability, vision, connectedness, food security, community wealth building and personal development.

Find out more at www.coleadinternational.org

Concept Note (PDF)

MasterClass- Registration Form (DOC)

Conference - Registration Form (DOC)

The 26th International Youth Forum

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We are pleased to inform the 26th International Youth Forum with the selected theme, “Youth in MDGs and Post 2015”, is going to take place from 18 - 24 August, 2015 in Seoul and Goesan, Republic of Korea.

This event is hosted by the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family, the Republic of Korea (MOGEF) and organised by the National Council of Youth Organizations in Korea (NCYOK) in partnership with the World Assembly of Youth (WAY). Please find attached herewith the briefing paper and application form of the 26th International Youth Forum for your perusal and action.

Looking forward to seeing you all in Seoul!

Application Form (XLS)

IYF Programme Briefinf (PDF)


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We are pleased to circulate herewith a copy of the final Declaration for the 15th Melaka International Youth Dialogue (MIYD) “Youth and Armed Conflict: To Express Without A Feat, To Progress Without A Threat” that was held from 22nd to 24th of June 2015 at the Kings Green Hotel in Melaka, Malaysia.

The 15th MIYD, was organised by the World Assembly of Youth (WAY) in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth and Sports (Malaysia), Melaka State Government, Asian Youth Council and Malaysian Youth Council. 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, pertaining to youth and armed conflicts, are acknowledged and protected.

With this, the participants of the 15th MIYD, acknowledged the significance of expressing and progressing themselves without fear and threat 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 a better and sustainable future of a conflict free generation.

Looking forward to seeing you all next year for another Dialogue!

15th MIYD Declaration (PDF)

‘One Asia’ XIII Asian Youth General Assembly - Ulaanbaatar Declaration of Asian Youth Priorities

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We are pleased to circulate herewith the Ulaanbaatar Declaration of Asian Youth Priorities, a reflection of the consultations held during the One Asia’ XIII Asian Youth General Assembly held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on the 19-20th May 2015.

On behalf of the organizing committee, we wish to sincerely thank you for your meaningful participation which ensured this Assembly was a success. This Declaration is a reflection of your opinions, advice and recommendations for Asian youth development in the post-2015 development agenda.

We strongly encourage you to use this Declaration to develop and expand your partnerships, provide strategic direction to your actions and activities and as an advocacy tool for promoting the interests of youth both locally, nationally and throughout the Asian region.

Coming Soon! A Declaration webpage is being created where all participants can sign up to the Declaration. (Updates to be provided)