27 young people from Brunei participate in the ASEAN-Japan program


Rokiah Mahmoud

Twenty-seven young people from across the country have been selected by the Department of Youth and Sports (JBS) of the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports (MCYS) to participate in the virtual conference Ship for Southeast Asian and Japanese Youth Program (SSYEAP). The conference is organized in collaboration with the Japanese government with the theme “What Youth Can Do in the New Era of Cooperation towards the 50th Anniversary of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation”.

The virtual conference will continue for six weeks every Sunday until December 11. A closing ceremony will take place on December 18.

During the conference, participants will discuss social issues facing the global community and how young people can contribute to the achievement of global youth development goals in nine areas: education, disaster and risk education, entrepreneurship , health and wellness, information and media, Japan and ASEAN economy. , poverty and inequality, environmental protection and youth power and diplomacy.

The conference aims to promote continued friendship and understanding as well as youth exchanges between Japan and ASEAN member countries.

It also serves as a platform for young people to share their knowledge and create an opportunity to establish cooperation by applying leadership skills.

Muhammad Wa’ie Al-Shafiq bin Mohammad Shafiee and Ilman Haziq bin Haji Abdullah from Brunei Darussalam will share their learning experience at the conference.

ABOVE AND BELOW: Muhammad Wa’ie Al-Shafiq bin Mohammad Shafiee; and attendees of the SSYEAP virtual conference. PHOTOS: JBS


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