ASEAN Youth Organization (A.Y.O.) is an international non-governmental organization that focuses on spreading awareness about ASEAN, fostering mutual understanding and long-lasting relationships among the youth across all countries and cultures through Youth Empowerment and Community Engagement. Our vision is to create a world where youths exhibit a heightened interest on ASEAN through our activities that Empower Youth, Engage communities to instil and implement ideas that enables Positive Sustainable Change.
ASEAN Youth Organization is founded on August 13, 2015, it is composed of youth members and volunteers aged 17-40 years old.
A.Y.O. is currently headquartered in Jakarta, Indonesia. Aside from this, the organization is present in all ASEAN states through its networks in all ASEAN countries and other region. Through these networks, the youth can further propagate interest in ASEAN, and open discussions and ideas to spread awareness on ASEAN and empower and engage the youth and the community in the process. In addition, A.Y.O. is also work together with AYO Social Enterprise for enforcing the organization sustainability.