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International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

24-06-2022 Press Release

International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

  The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is observed annually on 26 June, and aims to strengthen action and cooperation in achieving the goal of a world free of drug abuse. By resolution 42/112 of 7 December 1987, the United Nations’ General Assembly decided to observe this day as an...

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World Refugee Day

19-06-2022 Press Release

World Refugee Day

  The World Refugee Day is observed annually on 20 of June, and it supports millions of families from all over the world, who have lost their homes and dear ones because of violence or war. It was established by the General Assembly of United Nations to honour refugees for their...

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World Day of Combat Desertification and Drought

15-06-2022 Press Release

World Day of Combat Desertification and Drought

  The World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is observed every year on 17 June, since 1994, to promote public awareness of international efforts to combat desertification. Desertification is the degradation of land in arid, semi-arid and dry sub-humid areas. This day is an opportunity to remind everyone that land...

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World Environment Day

05-06-2022 Press Release

World Environment Day

  The World Environment Day (WED) is observed annually on 5 June and it aims to promote worldwide awareness and action for the environment. More than 150 countries take part in World Environment Day, and the day focuses on environmental concerns ranging from pollution to global warming, and sustainable food production...

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World No Tobacco Day

30-05-2022 Press Release

World No Tobacco Day

  The World No Tobacco Day is observed annually on May 31 with the goal to spread awareness about the risks of tobacco use, and how we can make the world tobacco free. This is especially important right now as studies show that smokers have a higher risk for a severe case...

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International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers

30-05-2022 Press Release

International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers

  The International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers is celebrated annually on 29 May and it helps countries navigate the difficult path from conflict to peace. On this day we pay tribute to the uniformed and civilians personnel’s invaluable contribution to the work of the organisation, and honour more than 4,200...

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Call for Application - The HPV Pandemic: Why should I care?

12-05-2022 News

Dear members,   Greetings from the World Assembly of Youth (WAY) headquarters!   We are pleased to inform you that the World Assembly of Youth (WAY) and HPV Global Action are joining forces in the fight against the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) pandemic. Amongst young people, HPV is the most contagious sexually transmitted infection (ST...

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Call for Application - NGOs interested to apply for ECOSOC Consultative Status

22-04-2022 News

  Dear members,   We are happy to inform you that the United Nations recognises the fundamental role Civil Societies play in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals and fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. Hence, the NGO Branch of the United Nations is calling upon the Non-Governmental Organisations to apply for consultative status w...

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Global Youth Service Day 2022

22-04-2022 News

  Dear Members,   We are pleased to inform you that the 34th Annual Global Youth Service Day is April 29 - May 1, 2022. GYSD is the largest youth service and civic action event in the world and the only one that celebrates and asks all young people ages 5-25 to help our communities and democracy thrive by working together for the comm...

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ECOSOC Youth Forum 2022

16-04-2022 Events News

Dear Memebers,   We are happy to inform you that the 2022 Annual Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum is taking place at a critical point in the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. #ECOSOCYouthForum is an opportunity for young people to share their perspectives on how to transform the world into a fairer and more...

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Global Money Week 2022 Is Approaching

07-03-2022 Events News

  Dear GMW Participant, We are pleased to inform you that Global Money Week 2022 is approaching: two weeks to go until the launch of #GlobalMoneyWeek2022! Are you ready? We are so excited to celebrate this special GMW edition together with you on the theme “Build your future, be smart about money!”. Find more here. If you have no...

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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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