Family, children and youth

Development and assistance for families, children and youth

International Youth Day 2020 - Youth leading the way in COVID-19 solutions

On Aug 14, a youth-led celebration, coordinated by the Lao Youth Union, for this year’s International Youth Day (IYD) in the midst of a global pandemic highlighted education and empowerment for young people and by youth themselves, emphasising how young people are taking action to ...

KPL

Campaign launched to end violence against children, women

A communications campaign entitled “Blue Heart” was launched on June 4 to call for joint efforts to end violence and protect children and women, especially during emergencies such as the COVID-19 pandemic. The campaign is co-organised by the Department of Child Affairs at the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and ...

VNA

Myanmar youths to join ASEAN environmental meet

Five Myanmar university students have been chosen to represent the country at a regional youth meeting on the environment, the Environmental Conservation Department said. The Environmental Forum of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations plus three (China, Japan, and South Korea) will be held on Thailand’s Phuket ...

Myat Moe Aung

Lancang-Mekong cultural exchange youth camp launched in Myanmar

A Lancang-Mekong Cultural Exchange Youth Camp was launched in Myanmar’s northern city of Mandalay Monday with the aim of enhancing cooperation between cultural groups and youth artists from six Lancang-Mekong countries. The six Lancang-Mekong countries are China, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam and Thailand. Keep reading ...

Myanmar to launch Mekong-Lancang Cultural Exchange Youth Camp

Myanmar will launch Mekong-Lancang Cultural Exchange Youth Camp with the use of Mekong-Lancang Cooperation Fund, aiming at enhancing cooperation between cultural groups and youth artists from six Mekong-Lancang countries, Myanmar News Agency reported on Thursday. The six Mekong-Lancang countries include China, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam ...

Students from Lancang-Mekong region join innovation training camp

An innovation and entrepreneurship training camp was launched on Thursday at Fudan University with 30 university students from six countries along the Lancang-Mekong River. The participants were winners of the third Youth Innovation Competition on Lancang-Mekong Region’s Governance, which was held in January 2018 in ...

Young ASEAN leaders contribute ideas to protect Mekong Delta environment

Some 120 young leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) contributed their ideas to protecting the environment in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam at a workshop which opened in Can Tho city on June 5. The event, which runs until June 9, was ...

Revised sex education curriculum planned for secondary schools

The government and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), together with civil society organisations, are discussing the inclusion of comprehensive sexuality education in the curriculum at lower and upper secondary schools. Keep reading ...

Save the Children to open office in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam and Can Tho city

Save the Children is planning to open a representative office in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam, and Can Tho city, as the growth engine of the region, is suitable to be the location of this office, said the organization’s Country Director Dragana Strinic.  Keep reading ...

JENESYS 2017 youth exchange programme

This programme was planned to promote the “New Tokyo Strategy 2015 for Mekong-Japan Cooperation (MJC2015)” adopted on July 4 2015 at the seventh Mekong-Japan summit.The programme aims to reinforce Mekong-Japan cooperation, especially by strengthening “soft” connectivity. In this regard, this programme focuses on management and ...

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