Call to participate in a conference focusing on Youth,Peace and Violent Extremism in Melaka,Malaysia

Greetings from World Youth Foundation, Malaysia.
We have the pleasure to inform you that World Youth Foundation, (“an NGO in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations”), and an NGO Associated with the United Nations Department of Public Information will be hosting the International Conference on “Youth, Peace and Violent Extremism”, 30th July – 3rd August 2018, Melaka, Malaysia.
This year’s programme will provide an opportunity for young people from around the globe to come together to discuss, understand, share, find solutions and develop strategies on issues
pertaining to Violent Extremism, Peace, inclusive societies and how they are building resilience in their communities to prevent Violent Extremism..
Objective of the Conference
The International Conference will create a safe and supportive environment for youth to participate in the fight against violent extremism. It is an initiative to engage young people to participate in the dialogue of preventing violent extremism and to enable them to realize the importance of combating violent extremism and building sustainable peace.
  • to provide young people with the opportunity to share experiences and viewpoints on good practices in addressing the drivers of violent extremism;
  • to identify the “push and pull factors” on the drivers of violent extremism
  • to examine and discuss the role of youths in preventing the conditions that are conducive to violent extremism and promoting sustaining peaceful societies;
  • to engage youth worldwide in addressing the challenges related to P/CVE, to include them in the decision making process on P/CVE issues as highlighted in UNSCR 2250
  • to discuss ways to strengthen the links between P/CVE and the related SDGs – as fully implementing the SDGs, with a focus on SDG 16 will help prevent violent extremism by addressing the socio, economic, political factors that enable radicalization; and
  • to empower youths through capacity building and offering opportunities for networking and cooperation.
Expected Outcome:
The International Conference is expected to generate the following outputs and follow up measures:
  • Identification of priority areas of action
  • Country-level activities in P/CVE and capacity building needs
  • Networking on P/CVE implementation facilitation in their respective countries
Where?
Melaka, Malaysia
When?
30th July – 3rd August 2018
How to Get Involved?
Fore more information click here. Kindly share this announcement widely to your network,particularly to youth focus, youth let and youth serving organizations.
Please do not hesitate to contact  wyfhq@wyf.org.my should you need any further information.

 

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One thought on “Call to participate in a conference focusing on Youth,Peace and Violent Extremism in Melaka,Malaysia”

  1. My name is Julius macharia taki. Elected member of kiambu county assembly and a youth leader. I have lot of interests in youth training and empowerment. I will b glad if I am offered this opportunity

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