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World Creative Youth Forum 2009 in the Philippines

Written By David D'Angelo on Monday, June 16, 2008 | 6/16/2008

WCYF is a 6-day event from May 5-10, 2009, organized by BROOD - Brotherhood of Destiny

WCYF 2009 is Education for Sustainable Development with the following sub themes:
  1. Peace and Human Rights - in depth discussion and skills sharing on effective approaches towards peace and human rights education, as well as assessment of current situations.
  2. Climate Change - promote awareness and instill action towards supporting ways to lessen the effects and causes of climate change.
  3. Sustainable Lifestyle - promote how important is individual action in sustainable development and how our actions affects others and the world.
  4. Entrepreneurship - creating jobs by utilizing one's own capabilities and potential
  5. Education and Technology - integrating Technology in teaching as powerful tool in creating learning bridges
  6. Advocacy for Sustainable Development - building skills and knowledge on how to effectively influence and/or enforce policies to reflect genuine sustainable development."

OBJECTIVES

This forum will focus predominantly on viable models, which ensure the sustainability of the earth. The values inherent in these models cannot be imposed through legislation and rules but must come directly from the people themselves through:

  1. Mainstreaming Education for Sustainable Development
  2. Educating participants to come up with innovative, proactive solutions to partake in addressing the issues of peace, climate change, sustainable lifestyle, renewable energy and entrepreneurship among others.
  3. Empowering the youth who are and will be parents and the leaders of the future generation in politics, schools, and business among others.
  4. Altering perception of participants in order to develop interdependence not only externally but internally by building a common world understanding and culture of peace
  5. Creating a platform to allow creative solutions for responsible communities
  6. Sharing existing successful working models by presenting hands-on experiences
  7. Offering skills and tools for implementing the models and approaches presented
  8. Promoting life-long education by creating a circle within which we are both teachers and students using the unprecedented power afforded to people through technology.
  9. Extending that power and knowledge from person to person, without constraints or boundaries.

QUALIFICATIONS

i. Youth leader in school or out of school, professional or civic group volunteer
ii. Minimum of 18 to not older than 35 years old during the date of the event.
iii. Must be willing to commit beyond the duration of the event.
iv. Could interact using English language.
v. An agent of positive change in his own sphere of influence.
vi. Has respect to diversity in culture, religion and ethnicity.

Contact: David D'Angelo (+63-766-0406 / +63-906-208-3200) phil_lenin@yahoo.com

See also
BROOD website
Events

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