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WORLD POPULATION DAY

11-07-2015 Press Release

WORLD POPULATION DAY

Populations concerns are a major issue among societies and their devastating impacts affect the youth most as they are the larger portion of the world population. There are four major considerations with regard to population; overpopulation; limited natural and environmental resources; awareness and sensitization; and youth as a potential workforce. World...

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INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST DRUG ABUSE AND ILLICIT TRAFFICKING

26-06-2015 Press Release

INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST DRUG ABUSE AND ILLICIT TRAFFICKING

Drug abuse poses significant health challenges. Injecting drug use is a leading cause of the spread of HIV. In some parts of the world, heroin use and HIV have reached epidemic proportions. Drug control - including prevention and measures to reduce the harmful effects of drug use - is therefore...

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WORLD DAY TO COMBAT DESERTIFICATION AND DROUGHT

17-06-2015 Press Release

WORLD DAY TO COMBAT DESERTIFICATION AND DROUGHT

Hunger is most prevalent in the developing countries, with dry land areas where water retention is poor, and the land is highly vulnerable to natural and human destructions. The vast majority of the dry land people survive on local foods. Sub-Saharan Africa has made some progress in eradicating hunger, but...

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WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY

05-06-2015 Press Release

WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY

One of the main global concerns today is the issues related to environment and it mainly refers to the natural elements that make up the Earth and surround living organisms, enabling life. The environment is not about a single factor, it involves lot of things which interact and interfere with...

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WORLD DAY FOR CULTURAL DIVERSITY FOR DIALOGUE AND DEVELOPMENT

21-05-2015 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 Cultural diversity is the common inheritance of humankind...

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WORLD TELECOMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION SOCIETY DAY

17-05-2015 Press Release

WORLD TELECOMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION SOCIETY DAY

17th May, which marks the anniversary of the signing of the first International Telegraph Convention and the creation of the International Telecommunication Union, is also celebrated as the annual observance of the World Telecommunication Day. This year commemoration of the World Telecommunication Day is the 150th anniversary of the International...

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1st Annual Transforming Leadership Worldwide Conference and Arts/Music Festival

13-07-2015 Events News

We are pleased to announce that Mr. Chet W. Sisk, the WAY Global Leadership Development Specialist, has created three opportunities for jobs, partnerships, social enterprise and a whole new approach to leadership. In partnership with WAY and CO-LEAD, we are hereby announcing the 1st Annual Transforming Leadership Worldwide Conference and Arts/Musi...

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The 26th International Youth Forum

12-07-2015 Events News

We are pleased to inform the 26th International Youth Forum with the selected theme, “Youth in MDGs and Post 2015”, is going to take place from 18 - 24 August, 2015 in Seoul and Goesan, Republic of Korea. This event is hosted by the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family, the Republic of Korea (MOGEF) and organised by the National Council of Youth...

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15TH MELAKA INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DIALOGUE DECLARATION

12-07-2015 Events News

We are pleased to circulate herewith a copy of the final Declaration for the 15th Melaka International Youth Dialogue (MIYD) “Youth and Armed Conflict: To Express Without A Feat, To Progress Without A Threat” that was held from 22nd to 24th of June 2015 at the Kings Green Hotel in Melaka, Malaysia. The 15th MIYD, was organised by the World Assembl...

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‘One Asia’ XIII Asian Youth General Assembly - Ulaanbaatar Declaration of Asian Youth Priorities

18-06-2015 Events News

We are pleased to circulate herewith the Ulaanbaatar Declaration of Asian Youth Priorities, a reflection of the consultations held during the One Asia’ XIII Asian Youth General Assembly held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on the 19-20th May 2015. On behalf of the organizing committee, we wish to sincerely thank you for your meaningful participation whic...

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E-consultation with Children and Youth has started! - Zero Draft Open Declaration on SDGs

06-06-2015 Press Release

Dear colleagues, Warm greetings from the World Assembly of Youth (WAY) headquarters! IT IS OUT! - Zero Draft of the outcome document for the UN Summit to adopt the Post-2015 Development Agenda has been released publicly. We invite children and young people to comment on the Declaration to help make it inspiring to you and your peers! What if you ...

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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.

MIYD 2015

Learn all about the 15th Melaka International Youth Dialogue "Youth and Armed Conflict: To Express Without A Fear, To Progress Without A Threat"

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World Youth Institute

This course is designed to incorporate sustainability, intuition, vision, connectedness, ethics and personal empowerment into the leadership model.

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Chet W. Sisk

April 15th - December 16th

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 programmes and activities around the world.

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