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PRESS RELEASE: APPLY FOR ECOSOC CONSULTATIVE STATUS NOW IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED BY THE 2017 NGO COMMITTEE

24-04-2017 Press Release

PRESS RELEASE: APPLY FOR ECOSOC CONSULTATIVE STATUS NOW IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED BY THE 2017 NGO COMMITTEE

One of the six principal organs of the United Nations system established by the UN Charter in 1945 is the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). It consists of 54 members of the United Nations, nominated by the General Assembly and coordinates economic, social and related work of the fourteen United...

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PRESS RELEASE: WORLD BOOK AND COPYRIGHT DAY

23-04-2017 Press Release

PRESS RELEASE: WORLD BOOK AND COPYRIGHT DAY

Books are invaluable platforms for freedom of expression and the free flow of information these are essential for all societies today. The future of the book as a cultural object is inseparable from the role of culture in promoting more inclusive and sustainable pathways to development.

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PRESS RELEASE:INTERNATIONAL MOTHER EARTH DAY: "ENVIRONMENTAL AND CLIMATE LITERACY"

22-04-2017 Press Release

PRESS RELEASE:INTERNATIONAL MOTHER EARTH DAY: "ENVIRONMENTAL AND CLIMATE LITERACY"

The natural environment has a direct effect on young people’s well-being; it must be maintained for the present and next generations. The friendly use of natural resources and the environmentally sustainable development will help to improve young people’s life. Maintaining the environmental integrity is the responsibility of every individual within...

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PRESS RELEASE: WORLD HEALTH DAY: 'DEPRESSION: LET’S TALK'

07-04-2017 Press Release

PRESS RELEASE: WORLD HEALTH DAY: 'DEPRESSION: LET’S TALK'

Depression is the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide. According to the latest estimates from World Health Organisation (WHO) more than 300 million people are now living with depression, an increase of more than 18 percent between 2005 and 2015.  

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PRESS RELEASE: INTERNATIONAL DAY OF SPORT FOR DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE

06-04-2017 Press Release

PRESS RELEASE: INTERNATIONAL DAY OF SPORT FOR DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE

“Sport has become a world language, a common denominator that breaks down all the walls, all the barriers. It is a worldwide industry whose practices can have widespread impact. Most of all, it is a powerful tool for progress and for development”.  

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PRESS RELEASE: WORLD WATER DAY!

22-03-2017 Press Release

PRESS RELEASE: WORLD WATER DAY!

World Water Day is an international observance and an opportunity to learn more about water related issues, be inspired to tell others and take action to make a difference. Each year, UN-Water the entity that coordinates the UN’s work on water and sanitation — sets a theme for World Water Day...

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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: ‘ACHIEVING 17 GOALS FOR THE FUTURE WE WANT’

08-12-2016 Press Release

12344   A disability may be physical, cognitive, mental, sensory, emotional, developmental, or some combination of those. A disability may be present from birth or occur during a person's lifetime. ...

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PRESS RELEASE: WORLD AIDS DAY

01-12-2016 Press Release

Our battle against HIV/AIDS is not over yet, but it can be if we tailor the response to individual needs at particular times in life. Whatever our individual situation may be, we all need access to the tools to protect us from HIV and access to antiretroviral medicines whenever it is required. A life-cycle approach to HIV/AIDS that finds solution...

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PRESS RELEASE: INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR TOLERANCE

25-11-2016 Press Release

"On this International Day of Tolerance, I call on all people and governments to actively combat fear, hatred and extremism with dialogue, understanding and mutual respect. Let us advance against the forces of division and unite for our shared future.  ~Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon ~ ...

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YEMENI YOUTH: VOICING OUT THEIR HOPES FOR THEIR COUNTRY

17-03-2016 Press Release

Together we can decrease the level of violence, raise awareness of our activities and save lives around the world. The impact of a day of global ceasefire and non-violence cannot be underestimated -Jeremy Gilley An end to the war in Yemen is the dream of every Yemeni youth and everyone else. All they want is to live a peaceful life and to be educ...

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Invitation to Attend 11th Global Youth Peace Fest (GYPF 2016)‏

07-03-2016 Events News

We are pleased to inform you that the Yuvsatta (Youth for Peace), in collaboration with the World Assembly of Youth (WAY), will organise the 11th Global Youth Peace Fest (GYPF 2016) which shall take place from September 28th to October 2nd, 2016 in Chandigarh and Shimla, India. For over a decade, the Yuvsatta (Youth for Peace) realised the signifi...

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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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WAY volunteers programme

The World Assembly of Youth has established a volunteers programme that seeks to develop a dedicated corps of young people who will be willing to assist in WAY programme and activities around the world. WAY had over 900 volunteers from around the world, striving to make a difference.  
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MIYD 2017

miyd2017 logoBe part of the 17th Melaka International Youth Dialogue (MIYD) to discuss on 'Our Roles in Solving Juvenile Deliquency’ scheduled to take place on 9-13 July 2017 in Melaka, Malaysia. 

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