Canada attaches importance to cooperation with ASEAN

He reiterated ASEAN’s in-principle stance on the East Sea agreed upon by leaders at the recent 36th ASEAN Summit, and noted ASEAN will continue to strengthen cooperation in the constructive manner with all partners, including Canada, to foster dialogue, build trust, and maintain peace and stability in the region.

Coronavirus scraps all remaining ASEAN football events this year

All tournaments were postponed indefinitely with the exception of AFF Cup, rescheduled to return in April 2021. In the next edition of the event, each team would be able to select up to 70 players in their preliminary squads and 30 in the final list. Meanwhile, each can register 23 players per game instead of […]

International Youth Day 2020: History, significance and theme of the day

Each year, the observance of International Youth Day is marked with a theme, relevant to the times. The theme for 2020 is ‘Youth Engagement for Global Action’, and this has never been of more significance, than during the current conditions. The theme seeks to shed light on “the ways in which the engagement of young […]

2020 International Youth Day: Vietnamese youth takes action for a cleaner environment

This year’s celebration has the theme “The Vietnam we want in 2030: The Youth act for a clean environment”. In his opening speech, Nguyen Ngoc Luong, Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union emphasised that all members of the Youth Union at all levels as well as all other young people need to […]

International Youth Day 2020: WHO issues advice to youth amid Covid-19; guides on mental health awareness

In 1999, the United Nations dedicated International Youth Day to raise awareness, celebrate and bring to the mainstream the voices, actions and initiative, as well as the ‘meaningful, universal and equitable engagement’ of the youth. International Youth Day has been celebrated on the 12 of August annually since the first time it was celebrated in […]

Youth icons of Kashmir are harbingers of hope

Kashmir has been under lockdown for a year now, initially due to the restrictions after J&K’s special status was revoked on August 5, 2019, and then due to the coronavirus pandemic since March. Yet, amid the gloom, youngsters from Kashmir offer a silver lining on how to march on with courage and a positive mindset. […]

Lawan, Omo- Agege celebrate with Nigerian Youth on International Youth Day

He said, “As Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr once said: ‘One of the greatest liabilities of history is that all too many people fail to remain awake through great periods of social change. Every society has its protectors of the status quo and its fraternities of the indifferent who are notorious for sleeping through […]

International Youth Day: We are poised to build sustainable future for youths — Oyetola

He said the government under his watch would do all humanly possible to provide the framework for all stakeholders to engage, empower, and equip the youths of the state to realise their potential and take advantage of the opportunities available to make positive contributions to the wellbeing of their respective communities in the State.

Nobody will hand-over power to you if … – Peterside tells Youths

BY Victoria Ojeme Former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, yesterday, called on Nigerian Youth to work hard toward taking over power from the old generation or else nobody is willing to hand over power to them.

INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY: Wammako hails youths, urges more support for Buhari

In a statement issued on Wednesday to commemorate the 2020 International Youth Day, Sen. Wammako, through His Special Assistant on Youth and Students Matters, Comrade Suleiman Mahmud T, said:” Nigerian Youth are significant pillars, upon which the future of the country relies, in our aspiration for meaningful socio-economic transformation.