National Training on Youth Volunteerism and Empowerment
Over 100 young people from Thailand participated in the National Training on Youth Volunteerism and Empowerment, held from 17 to 20 March 2015, in the United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC). The event was co-organized by ESCAP and the Youth Civic Media Learning Centre under the umbrella of the Asia-Pacific Peace and Development Service Alliance. The young people were trained in leadership and media skills through interactive sessions involving experts from diverse sectors, and including academics and researchers from think tanks. At the event, development partners and philanthropic organizations were also present to provide additional perspectives on volunteerism, leadership and developmental issues.