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Asia Pacific Youth Exchange January 2016

January 03, 2016 - January 17, 2016: 1550 Metro Manila, Philippines
Asia Pacific Youth Exchange January 2016 Event

Join youth leaders for the 2016 Asia Pacific Youth Exchange, "Empowering Youth to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals," in Manila, Philippines to ignite the hero within you! Participate in the growing recognition of youth's participation in economic, social and political processes to become powerful agents of change.

Event Details

January 3rd - January 17th | Manila, Philippines

The Asia Pacific Youth Exchange program will mobilize more 300 young leaders and representatives of youth-led civil society organization from across Asia and the Pacific to support efforts towards achieving the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


  1. Improve young people’s understanding of SDGs and their roles in achieving them
  2. Increase understanding and cooperation between young people across Asia and the Pacific
  3. Build the capacity of youth in implementing projects and activities aligned to the SDGs
  4. Strengthen global and regional partnership for the SDGs and youth development in Asia and the Pacific
  5. Identify opportunities for inclusion of young people in decision-making and implementation of the SDGs


Chris Moris, Head of NGOs and Civil Society, Asian Development Bank (ADB) 

David Kim, Managing Director, Urban Youth Academy

Douglas Ragan, Chief of Youth and Livelihood Unit, UN-HABITAT

Ponce Samaniego, Youth Specialist Consultant, Asian Development Bank (ADB) 

Pondet Ananchai, Chief Executive Officer, Find Tech Group Co., LTD.


REGISTER TODAY on the official website


Contact Information:

Tel: +82 2 401 3351
Fax: +82 2 401 3361