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PRESS RELEASE: WORLD DAY FOR CULTURAL DIVERSITY FOR DIALOGUE AND DEVELOPMENT

21-05-2017 Press Release

PRESS RELEASE: WORLD DAY FOR CULTURAL DIVERSITY FOR DIALOGUE AND DEVELOPMENT

“In a diverse world, the destruction of cultures is a crime, and uniformity is a dead-end: our aim must be to enhance, in one movement, the diversity that enriches us and the human rights that bring us together.”~ Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO~  

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PRESS RELEASE: WORLD TELECOMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION SOCIETY DAY

16-05-2017 Press Release

PRESS RELEASE: WORLD TELECOMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION SOCIETY DAY

The purpose of World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) is to help raise awareness of the possibilities that the use of the Internet and other information and communication technologies (ICT) can bring to societies and economies, as well as of ways to bridge the digital divide.  

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PRESS RELEASE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF FAMILIES: FAMILIES, EDUCATION AND WELL-BEING

15-05-2017 Press Release

PRESS RELEASE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF FAMILIES: FAMILIES, EDUCATION AND WELL-BEING

Families are where we connect ourselves in relationships to past, current, and future generations. Every family’s life is different and the UN Family Programme recognises this, just as we have lots of different cultures, we also have different ways that people use to interact with each other depending on where...

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PRESS RELEASE: WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY: "CRITICAL MINDS FOR CRITICAL TIMES:MEDIA'S ROLE IN ADVANCING PEACEFUL JUST AND INCLUSIVE SOCIETIES"

03-05-2017 Press Release

PRESS RELEASE: WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY: "CRITICAL MINDS FOR CRITICAL TIMES:MEDIA'S ROLE IN ADVANCING PEACEFUL JUST AND INCLUSIVE SOCIETIES"

Every year, 3 May is a date which celebrates the fundamental principles of press freedom; to evaluate press freedom around the world, to defend the media from attacks on their independence and to pay tribute to journalists who have lost their lives in the exercise of their profession.  

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PRESS RELEASE: WORLD DAY FOR SAFETY AND HEALTH AT WORK: "OPTIMIZE THE COLLECTION AND USE OF OSH DATA"

27-04-2017 Press Release

PRESS RELEASE: WORLD DAY FOR SAFETY AND HEALTH AT WORK: "OPTIMIZE THE COLLECTION AND USE OF OSH DATA"

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: 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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UN Environment Calling on the Next Generation of Environmental Leaders

15-05-2017 News

Dear Members, Warm greetings from WAY Secretariat! UN Environment is calling on the next generation of environmental leaders and would greatly appreciate if you can share this with your network. They have partnered with Covestro to launch Young Champions of the Earth. This is a multi-year challenge to help get big ideas off the ground with seed ...

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REMINDER: Invitation to the 17th Melaka International Youth Dialogue (MIYD) "Our Roles in Solving Juvenile Delinquency"

09-05-2017 News

Dear members, Warm greetings from the World Assembly of Youth (WAY) Headquarters in Melaka, Malaysia! We are pleased to inform you that the 17th Melaka International Youth Dialogue (MIYD)with the theme ‘Our Roles in Solving Juvenile Delinquency’ will be held from 09th to 13th July 2017 in Melaka, Malaysia. This progr...

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Call for applications for the 2017 edition of the UNAOC Fellowship Program

26-04-2017 News

Dear Members, Warm greetings from WAY Headquarters! Please find below the call for application for the 2017 edition of the UNAOC Fellowship Program. Dear , The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) has launched the Call for Applications for the 2017 edition of its Fellowship Programme. The Call is open to young civil society leader...

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UNLEASH: A new global sustainability initiative with 1,000 top talents

21-04-2017 News

Dear members,   Warm greetings from the World Assembly of Youth (WAY) headquarters in Melaka, Malaysia! We are pleased to introduce you to a new global talent initiative called UNLEASH. In short, UNLEASH is a global non-profit initiative aiming to address the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by bringing 1,000 young global ...

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Join "Impact ASEAN" Youth Volunteering Innovation Challenge

17-04-2017 News

Hello,  United Nations Volunteers Regional Office: Asia and the Pacific invites young people in the ASEAN countries to join the challenge! Under the theme “Impact ASEAN”, Youth Volunteering Innovation Challenge (YVIC) supports young volunteers to catalyze youth-led innovation for social impact and sustainable developm...

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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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