Be at the 2008 Global Youth Forum in Armenia – here’s how

My sister alerted me to ASTRO’s competition to send a young Malaysian to the 2008 Global Youth Forum:

We are banking on you, the country’s youth population, to generate fresh and innovative ideas to win a berth at this year’s United Nations Global Alliance for ICT and Development (GAID) Global Youth Forum to be held from 21 – 24 October in Armenia! This competition, The Malaysian Chapter, is open to all Malaysian youths aged 18 – 25 years (individual or two members per team), who would have to select one or incorporate all of the eight United Nations Millennium Development Goals in a written document, a 3 – 5 minute video, or an active electronic presentation demonstrating their strategies, plans and solutions in addressing and achieving these goals.

The Eight UN Millennium Development Goals are:

1. Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
2. Achieve universal primary education
3. Promote gender equality and empower women
4. Reduce child mortality
5. Improve maternal health
6. Combat HIV / AIDS, malaria and other diseases
7. Ensure environmental sustainability
8. Develop a global partnership for development

If your entry is selected, we will then award you and/or your team a paid trip to participate and showcase your work at the 2008 UN GAID Global Youth Forum in Armenia!

So hurry, think of how you can save the world today. And together, we could make a difference!

Let’s make Malaysia proud! Enter THE MALAYSIAN CHAPTER of the UN GAID Global Youth Forum 2008, TODAY!

Entries* must be submitted together with the Registration Form via post to the following address or email to yd@astro.com.my and all Contest entries must reach Astro on or before 11.59pm on the 25th September 2008 to be eligible for the contest.

*Maximum file size 10MB

Astro Youth Dynamics Division
Astro Entertainment Sdn Bhd
Ground Floor Wisma Penyayang
No 6 Jalan Equine
Taman Equine Bandar Putra Permai
43300 Seri Kembangan
Selangor,
Malaysia

I’m glad that companies like ASTRO are completely on board in supporting young people. This is a great initiative (don’t get scared off from “Armenia”) and I truly encourage everyone to give this a go.

3 Responses

  1. Dear, Sir/ Madam,
    is my graet pleasure having this wanderful time to sent you this mail, as a global concerned sitizen of peace, we all awere of all the crimes commited around the world for just a one or two reason by those who commit them known to them selve, i believe in pease in all levels of our societies around the globe, and we all a part to play one way or the other, in this regard,am happy that at list my controbution to this effect would be heard, lets all try to understand each other and preach peace and democracy, tolerancve and socialism, we are one people and of course on nation. i would have been happy if i have the chance to attend world confrence in the nextt years to come to enable me share all that i have with the rest of the worl, any concerned person can call me or email me for discussions. my number 00233243237483, email agagmt2004@yahoo.com
    without as much as i do, i send all thanks the world leader and to encourage the to do more, thanks
    IBRAHIM

  2. You chose to DREAM. And you chose to DO.

    Now is your chance to INSPIRE the world with your story.

    Ashoka’s Youth Venture and Changemakers is partnering with Staples to launch our first global competition to recognize young leaders who are finding new ways to create positive change in their communities.

    In other words, we want to honor young leaders like you!!

    Enter your project in the Staples Youth Social Entrepreneur Competition to showcase your innovation, find supporters, and win prizes.

    Tell us your story today at http://changemakers.net/en-us/competition/staplesyv

    Now through October 15th.

    Winners will be announced November 12th.

  3. is it a team or individual thing? it didn’t state anything in particular on the website..

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