Invitation to attend the Global Peace Youth Exchange in Manila, Philippines from February 26 - March 4 2017

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Dear Colleagues,

Warm greetings from the World Assembly of Youth headquarters in Melaka, Malaysia!

We would like to share a wonderful opportunity to engage with young leaders from all over the world during the Global Peace Youth Exchange (GPYE) from February 26 – March 4, 2017 in conjunction with the Global Peace Convention 2017 in Manila, Philippines under the theme of “Moral and Innovative Leadership: New Models for Peace and Development”. Thousands of young leaders will be empowered to take initiative, leadership, and ownership to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

WAY is a proud on-going partner of GPYE starting from Thailand where we convened at the UN ESCAP (Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific) headquarters in October, 2016. We found the delegates to be serious, dedicated and forward thinking and believe that each of them will make great contributions in their respective nations.

The GPYE is a great platform for young people and representatives of National Youth Councils to enhance their efforts towards achieving the UN SDGs and making a collective impact in their community. 

Kindly do find herewith enclosed the GPYE brochures for your kind perusal. For more information and application to this program, please do visit:

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact Miss Soekmawati via office@... or Mr. James Poon via jpoon@....

We look forward to seeing you in Manila.


GPYE Schedule

GPYE Flyer

Call for Abstracts : International Conference: "Obesity Crisis in Southeast Asia: Issues, Challenges, and Policy Pathways"

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Dear fellow researchers,

Warm greetings from the World Assembly of Youth (WAY) headquarters in Melaka, Malaysia!

We are pleased to inform you that International Institute of Global Health at the United Nations University (UNU-IIGH) is calling for potential researchers to present abstracts of their papers on the International Conference: “Obesity Crisis in Southeast Asia: Issues, Challenges, and Policy Pathways” to be held at UNU-IIGH from 17th –18th  April 2017Researchers interested in presenting papers at the conference are invited to send a summary/abstract of their papers in no more than 500 words together with a one page Resume to: iigh-training@... on or before 25th January 2017.

UNU-IIGH shall inform all interested researchers of the status of their abstracts by 1st February 2017. Priority will be given to abstracts of papers that explore the challenges of implementing (global, regional, national) policies aimed at prevention and control of obesity regionally or in any of the ASEAN countries. UNU-IIGH plans to publish papers presented at the conference in an Edited Book or Special Issue of a scholarly journal subject to a successful peer review.

Detailed information is available at

Any inquiries concerning the conference should be addressed to this Email: iigh-training@...

2016 Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition

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We are pleased to inform you that the Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship is organizing the 2016 Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition. For application and further information on this completion, please do visit their website link herewith The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition is an exciting international online program co-organized by The Goi Peace Foundation, Stiftung Entrepreneurship Berlin and Digital Experts United.

This Competition gives young people between the ages of 15 and 35 worldwide visibility, and the opportunity to develop their entrepreneurial potentials and creative talents, by encouraging them to submit online their innovative ideas (Best Ideas Category) and socio-entrepreneurial projects (Best Projects Category) in support of the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Those ideas and projects posted on the competition website are open for votes and comments from a global online community.

For the 2016 edition of the Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition, we have currently four United Nations Partners:

United Nations University for Peace, Costa Rica (

United Nations Global Compact PRME, New York (

International Labour Organization SIYB, Geneva (

UNESCO Global Action Programme on Education for Sustainable Development (

We have also the great honor of currently having four competition Associates:

The Commonwealth Youth Council -CYC (

The Young Americas Business Trust - YABT (

TakingITGlobal - (

International Youth Employment Decade Campaign - (

As a very new component of the Competition starting in April 2016, young people shall have the opportunity to participate in an online study program at the Entrepreneurship Campus, where they can graduate with a Certificate in Entrepreneurship issued by Stiftung Entrepreneurship Berlin. This Certificate offers young people a solid qualification in entrepreneurship education, so that they may easier find an employment in their country of residence. The certificate study program is free of charge for the second round of the competition and is sponsored by The Goi Peace Foundation, Stiftung Entrepreneurship and Digital Experts United.

For more information and for any enquiries please contact Mr. Patrick U. Petit, Executive Coordinator of the Representative to the United Nations in Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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Warm greetings from the World Assembly of Youth headquarters in Melaka, Malaysia!

We are pleased to circulate herewith our Annual Report for the year 2015. In this report, we have compiled a summary of all the activities, publications, finance report, declarations, online courses and photos pertaining to the events and activities that took place during the course of that year.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our partners, sponsors, volunteers, members and youth from around the world for making those events and activities meaningful and successful.

Enjoy your reading and we wish to hear your feedback on this report.

WAY Annual Report - 2015 (PDF)