During the program, the participants will share their experiences related to democracy and inclusivity in their respective countries from the perspective of youth. Requirements: 1. Bachelor or Master student of University or College, having an interest towards international, social and political issues, particularly democracy. Age between 21 — 28 years old, or has completed at least 4 semesters Currently in the 5th semester.
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Asia Pacific Youth Exchange|Manila, Philippines|APYE Manila, Ph
By working with multiple stakeholders in local communities and in decision-making processes, selected youth delegates are given a unique opportunity to learn and hone the skills necessary to participate in SDGs-related activities. Founded in , and is currently established in 3 countries including South Korea, The Philippines and Thailand, with more than APYE alumnus from over 25 countries. Program Objectives:. The Leadership Development Training will provide knowledge on sustainable development and equip the participants with skills on project management, research, and community integration. This component consists of a 3 days of residential workshops aiming to achieve the following objectives:. Each local engagement helped form tangible outputs in the form of research and social projects recommendations. Through 6 days immersed into local communities, following objectives will be met:.
APYE Blog. It responds to the global necessity of meaningfully including youth in SDG activities. APYE Philippines Fellowship Program is the post-program component of the APYE Program that aims to continue on building the capacity of the APYE Philippines graduates through extended leadership development trainings, project implementation opportunities, SDG and advocacy campaigns, influencing activities, and various learning and networking opportunities. Countries Represented. Communities Engaged.
The Asian and Pacific region has been experiencing rapid development in its social and economic spheres over the course of recent decades. It is home to great diversity and tremendous opportunities, and many young people have managed to benefit from such social and economic dynamism. This program is an annual event to create youth empowerment by serving them a platform to strengthen and mobilize youth with the skills and opportunities needed to be agents of impactful change. Through discussions, skill-building workshops, networking sessions, and ideation challenges, youth delegates gain the relevant knowledge, resources, and opportunities they need to take action and build projects of their own. Throughout history, young people have played crucial roles in leading national and global movements that changed the world, despite the numerous challenges that they face, such as age discrimination, underrepresentation, lack of resources and unemployment.