By: Assoc. Prof Dr. Siti Raba’ah Hamzah
BRUNEI, AUGUST 29 – The Deputy Dean (Research and Postgraduate studies), Faculty of Educational Studies, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Associate Professor Dr. Ismi Arif Ismail and a Senior Lecturer from the Department of Professional Development and Continuing Education, Associate Professor Dr. Siti Raba’ah Hamzah, were invited to join the Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) – Commonwealth Asia Region Senior Officials for Youth Meeting here.
The regional meeting was organised by the Commonwealth Secretariat in collaboration with the government of Brunei Darussalam held from 27-29 August following a discussion and policy recommendations achieved in CHOGM and the 9th Commonwealth Youth Ministers Meeting (9CYMM).
The meeting had gathered senior officials responsible for youth, national youth leaders, youth workers and key stakeholders in this region. The meeting focused on new regions and the landscape of youth development, and identification of priorities for action.
UPM has been involved in the Commonwealth Youth Programme (CYP) since 1998 and acted as a consultant in the youth development agenda.
The Senior Officials’ Meeting had given the opportunity for the representatives of the member countries and other key stakeholders in youth development, including the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), ASEAN, Asian Development Bank (ADB), and representatives from the United Nations, to discuss and prioritise policy issues on the youth development agenda in this region. – UPM
Date of Input: 25/09/2019 | Updated: 25/09/2019 | hairul_nizam
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