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International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

16-10-2021 Press Release

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

  The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is commemorated annually on 17 October and it aims to promote awareness of the need to eradicate poverty and destitution in all countries, particularly in developing countries. Its commemoration each year demonstrates how we can achieve greater participation by enabling young people...

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World Food Day

15-10-2021 Press Release

World Food Day

  The World Food Day is celebrated on 16 October and it promotes global awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger and for the need to ensure healthy diets for all. This annual celebration raises awareness of the crucial need for successful agriculture policies that should be implemented by governments across...

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International Day for Disaster Reduction

12-10-2021 Press Release

International Day for Disaster Reduction

  The International Day for Disaster Reduction is held annually on 13 October, and the day celebrates how people and communities around the world are reducing their exposure to disasters and raising awareness about the importance of reining in the risks that they face. This day was initiated on 1989, after...

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World Mental Health Day

09-10-2021 Press Release

World Mental Health Day

  Since 1992, the World Mental Health Day is observed annually on 10 October with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilising efforts in support of mental health. This day provides an opportunity for all stakeholders working on mental health issues to talk...

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World Habitat Day

04-10-2021 Press Release

World Habitat Day

  This year the World Habitat Day falls on 4 October. In 1985 the United Nations designated the first Monday of October to commemorate the World Habitat Day. The idea is to reflect on the state of the towns and cities and the basic right of all to adequate shelter. It...

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International Day of Non-Violence

01-10-2021 Press Release

International Day of Non-Violence

  Each year, on 2 October, we celebrate the International Day of Non-Violence and the birthday of a man who helped bring forward the notion of “non-violence”. The name of Mahatma Gandhi transcends the bounds of race, religion, and nation-states. He is also remembered for his passionate adherence to the practice...

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Call for application - "Youth4Climate" in Milan, Italy on 28-30 September 2021

09-02-2021 News

Dear members, Greetings and we hope that you are safe and healthy! We are pleased to inform you that despite the difficulties and challenging times we all are going through, things are moving forward for the organising of the COP26! Therefore, we would like to inform you that it is now possible to send the application by 28 February for the par...

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UNESCO - Futures of Education initiative - Invitation to contribute to survey

10-11-2020 News

Dear members, Warm greetings from the World Assembly of Youth (WAY) Headquarters! We are pleased to inform you that WAY and UNESCO want to hear from you and the youth community you represent and support on a crucial issue: the futures of education. “Futures of Education: Learning to Become” is UNESCO’s new flagship initiative in the field of edu...

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WAY 71st Anniversary

24-08-2020 News

The World Assembly of Youth (WAY) is marking its 71st Anniversary at a difficult time, compounded by an unprecedented global health crisis with severe economic and social impacts. The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has affected the lives of young people everywhere, and young people are actively helping respond to this crisis. This crisis has served...

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Humanity and Global Challenges - International Essay Competition Initiative

06-03-2020 News

Dear Members,   Warm greetings from the World Assembly of Youth (WAY) Headquarters in Melaka, Malaysia!   We would like to inform you that this year, and in honor of the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations, the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC Research Institute) and the World Assembly of Youth (WAY) are coordinati...

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WHO Health for all Film Festival: Call for Submissions

11-12-2019 News

Dear members, Greetings from the World Assembly of Youth (WAY) Headquarters!  In May 2020, during the 73rd World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland, WHO will host the first ever Health for All Film Festival. The Festival aims to recruit a new generation of film and video innovators to champion and promote global health issues. WH...

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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.

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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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