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International Day of Friendship

30-07-2021 Press Release

International Day of Friendship

The International Day of Friendship is celebrated annually on 30 July with the idea that friendship between people, countries, and cultures can inspire peace efforts and build bridges between communities. The Friendship Day was originally created by the greeting card industry and was promoted by Joyce Hall, the founder of...

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World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

30-07-2021 Press Release

World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

  The World Day Against Trafficking in Persons is observed annually on July 30 to raise awareness about human trafficking and to promote and protect the rights of trafficking victims. People are trafficked for sexual exploitation, forced labour, forced begging, forced marriage, for selling children and as child soldiers, as well...

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World Youth Skills Day

14-07-2021 Press Release

World Youth Skills Day

  The World Youth Skills Day is observed annually on 15 July and focuses on the strategic importance of equipping young people with skills for employment, decent work, and entrepreneurship. The goal is to achieve better socio-economic conditions for today’s youth, as a means of addressing the challenges of unemployment and under...

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World Population Day

09-07-2021 Press Release

World Population Day

  The World Population Day is celebrated on July 11, every year, with the aim to focus the world’s attention on the importance of population issues. It took hundreds of thousands of years for the world population to grow to 1 billion, then in just another 200 years or so, it...

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International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

24-06-2021 Press Release

International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

  The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is marked annually on 26 June to strengthen action and cooperation in achieving the goal of a world free of drug abuse. This day recognises the severe impact that illicit drugs have on health, development, peace, and security. By resolution 42/112 of 7...

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World Refugee Day

19-06-2021 Press Release

World Refugee Day

  The World Refugee Day is celebrated on 20th of June, annually, to support millions of families all over the world who have lost their homes and dear ones because of violence or war. The day was established by the General Assembly of United Nations for the refugees to honor them...

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Call for application - "Youth4Climate" in Milan, Italy on 28-30 September 2021

09-02-2021 News

Dear members, Greetings and we hope that you are safe and healthy! We are pleased to inform you that despite the difficulties and challenging times we all are going through, things are moving forward for the organising of the COP26! Therefore, we would like to inform you that it is now possible to send the application by 28 February for the par...

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UNESCO - Futures of Education initiative - Invitation to contribute to survey

10-11-2020 News

Dear members, Warm greetings from the World Assembly of Youth (WAY) Headquarters! We are pleased to inform you that WAY and UNESCO want to hear from you and the youth community you represent and support on a crucial issue: the futures of education. “Futures of Education: Learning to Become” is UNESCO’s new flagship initiative in the field of edu...

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WAY 71st Anniversary

24-08-2020 News

The World Assembly of Youth (WAY) is marking its 71st Anniversary at a difficult time, compounded by an unprecedented global health crisis with severe economic and social impacts. The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has affected the lives of young people everywhere, and young people are actively helping respond to this crisis. This crisis has served...

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Humanity and Global Challenges - International Essay Competition Initiative

06-03-2020 News

Dear Members,   Warm greetings from the World Assembly of Youth (WAY) Headquarters in Melaka, Malaysia!   We would like to inform you that this year, and in honor of the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations, the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC Research Institute) and the World Assembly of Youth (WAY) are coordinati...

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WHO Health for all Film Festival: Call for Submissions

11-12-2019 News

Dear members, Greetings from the World Assembly of Youth (WAY) Headquarters!  In May 2020, during the 73rd World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland, WHO will host the first ever Health for All Film Festival. The Festival aims to recruit a new generation of film and video innovators to champion and promote global health issues. WH...

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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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