Building dialogue on young people’s rights to health in Melaka

Y-SNAP - Youth SRHR Network in east and south east Asia and Pacific

Written by Loo Pei Shan

The Melaka International Youth Dialogue (MIYD) is an annual programme of the World Assembly of Youth (WAY) which brings together young people and youth leaders from around the world to discuss relevant youth issues. This year, the 12th Melaka International Youth Dialogue on “Health, It’s My Right!” was held on 28-30 June at Puteri Resort, Melaka, Malaysia.

More than 190 youths and youth leaders from 38 countries around the world participated in this dialogue. It was indeed a great opportunity for youths from different backgrounds in making important recommendations that can facilitate national youth councils, youth organizations, public and private sector, and global communities at large to empower youth on their rights to health.

Two IPPF attendees, Rinaldi Ridwan (Youth Intern, IPPF ESEAOR) and Loo Pei Shan (Intern, IPPF ESEAOR) participated in the 12th MIYD with the objectives to promote the work of IPPF…

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