ASEAN Youth Conference
An annual conference by ASEAN Youth Organization that invites 150-200 young professionals, students, academicians, and youth organization representatives from ASEAN Countries to meet and brainstorm about the region’s development, creating policy recommendations for the authorities/ governments, and creating action plans after at regional level. The conference is the medium to enhance regional connectivity of ASEAN youth.
ASEAN Youth Conference has been conducted since 2018 following the chairmanship of ASEAN. In 2021, AYC will be conducted in Brunei Darussalam (We expect to do it offline if we are allowed to conduct the offline event by the authorities). Last year’s (2020) conference happened last month, in Hanoi, Vietnam using Hybrid form, so local youth participated in the conference on-site, while the International Delegates joined online.
AYC 2019, Thailand
In the Year 2019, ASEAN Youth Organization successfully conducted the second AYC in Bangkok, Thailand. With the theme: “Building a Sustainable Partnership for ASEAN Youths.”
AYC 2018, Singapore
“Unlocking YOUth Potential”, AYC 2018 main focus was on how economic innovation can be instilled and implemented by Youth to fully realize the goal of a mutually beneficial ASEAN Economic Community.