ASEAN Youth for the SDGs - Album of Action

Throughout a two-month period, 33 young leaders from the Southeast Asian Region took part in the ASEAN Youth for SDGs Webinar Series, organized by the BKMC in cooperation with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). After participating in two webinars and one side event at the margins of the 14th UN Crime Congress, the ASEAN youth representatives were put in charge of planning their own SDG Micro-Projects during a one-month SDG Micro-Project Incubator phase

Throughout a two-month period, 33 young leaders from the Southeast Asian Region took part in the ASEAN Youth for SDGs Webinar Series, organized by the BKMC in cooperation with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). After participating in two webinars and one side event at the margins of the 14th UN Crime Congress, the ASEAN youth representatives were put in charge of planning their own SDG Micro-Projects during a one-month SDG Micro-Project Incubator phase


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<strong>ASEAN</strong> <strong>Youth</strong> <strong>for</strong> <strong>SDGs</strong> Webinar Series<br />

The Ban Ki-moon Centre <strong>for</strong> Global<br />

33 <strong>ASEAN</strong> youth representatives took part in a virtual webinar<br />

Citizens organized <strong>the</strong> <strong>ASEAN</strong> <strong>Youth</strong><br />

series, focusing on <strong>the</strong> <strong>SDGs</strong>, Global Citizenship, and SDG Micro-<br />

Projects.<br />

<strong>for</strong> <strong>SDGs</strong> Webinar Series during March<br />

and April <strong>of</strong> 2021 under <strong>the</strong> umbrella<br />

At <strong>the</strong> margins <strong>of</strong> <strong>the</strong> 14th UN Crime Congress in Kyoto, <strong>the</strong><br />

<strong>of</strong> <strong>the</strong> UNODC Education <strong>for</strong> Justice<br />

initiative with <strong>the</strong> support <strong>of</strong> <strong>the</strong><br />

<strong>ASEAN</strong> youth representatives participated in a virtual side event,<br />

connecting <strong>the</strong>m with experts and senior pr<strong>of</strong>essionals to<br />

Government <strong>of</strong> Japan. It aimed to<br />

highlight initiatives and projects that put <strong>the</strong> topics relevant to<br />

elevate <strong>the</strong> knowledge and skills <strong>of</strong> 33<br />

<strong>the</strong> Congress into practice.<br />

youth representatives from <strong>the</strong><br />

Sou<strong>the</strong>ast Asian region to effectively<br />

In a subsequent SDG Micro-Project Incubator phase, <strong>the</strong> youth<br />

contribute to <strong>the</strong> Sustainable<br />

representatives received guidance to plan individual SDG Micro-<br />

Development Goals (<strong>SDGs</strong>) in <strong>the</strong>ir<br />

Projects that respond to local challenges in <strong>the</strong>ir region.<br />

communities by planning SDG Micro-<br />

Projects.<br />


20<br />

P O T E N T I A L T O R E A C H<br />

15<br />

SDG Micro-Projects<br />

10<br />

>2.000<br />


PEOPLE<br />

SDG Micro-Projects are initiatives that<br />

tackle one or more <strong>of</strong> <strong>the</strong> Sustainable<br />

5<br />

Development Goals. The projects are<br />

designed and implemented by young<br />

0<br />

changemakers, who participate in <strong>the</strong><br />

youth programs <strong>of</strong> <strong>the</strong> BKMC.<br />

Within <strong>the</strong> <strong>ASEAN</strong> <strong>Youth</strong> <strong>for</strong> <strong>SDGs</strong><br />

Workshop<br />

Training<br />

Volunteering<br />

Excursion<br />

Course<br />

Podcast<br />

Media Campaign<br />

Social<br />

Session<br />

Sharing<br />

Event<br />

Tutoring<br />

Camp<br />

Training<br />

Campaign<br />

Poster<br />

Club<br />

Webinar Series, each <strong>of</strong> <strong>the</strong> 33 young<br />

SDG 2 Zero Hunger<br />

SDG 16 Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions<br />

3%<br />

15.2%<br />

SDG 3 Good Health and Well-Being<br />

Sou<strong>the</strong>ast Asian leaders planned an<br />

18.2%<br />

SDG Micro-Project, which provides a<br />

SDG 14 Life Below Water<br />

3%<br />

SDG 12 Responsible Production and Consumption<br />

solution to a local challenge, <strong>the</strong>reby<br />

9.1%<br />

contributing to <strong>the</strong> achievement <strong>of</strong> <strong>the</strong><br />

<strong>SDGs</strong>. This <strong>Album</strong> <strong>of</strong> <strong>Action</strong> depicts <strong>the</strong><br />

SDG 10 Reduced Inequalities<br />

6.1%<br />

SDG 8 Decent Work and Economic Growth<br />

5 Gender Equality<br />

3% SDG<br />

33 SDG Micro-Projects with illustrations<br />

SDG 5 Gender Equality<br />

SDG 4 Quality Education<br />

3%<br />

by <strong>the</strong> artist Kat J. Weiss.<br />

3%<br />

39.4%<br />


My project will create opportunities <strong>for</strong> elderlies and youth<br />

My project will educate primary school students about<br />

to exchange thoughts, experiences, and ideas, especially<br />

sustainable farming practices by organizing field visits<br />

solving <strong>the</strong> mental health issues caused by neglect and<br />

to an organic farm that cultivates crops in a vertical<br />

model.<br />

abandonment.<br />


My project is targeting 10 students at <strong>the</strong> University <strong>of</strong><br />

My project aims to promote quality care and bridging<br />

<strong>the</strong> gap between youth and senior citizens by<br />

Malaya, Malaysia by giving <strong>the</strong>m free access to attend<br />

an online sharing session and discuss issues regarding<br />

providing assistance and companionship to <strong>the</strong> elderly.<br />

mental health.<br />


My project will empower 10 volunteers in Brunei by<br />

My project aims to empower 40 young people in Ho<br />

providing proper training to engage with <strong>the</strong> elderly<br />

and teach <strong>the</strong> value <strong>of</strong> appreciation, mental health, and<br />

Chi Minh City, Vietnam about mental health and wellbeing<br />

by providing workshops and discussions around<br />

"The-Self".<br />

life-long education.<br />


My project will target 10 young students in East Nusa<br />

My project aims to raise awareness <strong>for</strong> seasonal or<br />

Tenggara, Indonesia with a sharing session about <strong>the</strong><br />

summer diseases and prevent <strong>the</strong>m by providing a<br />

<strong>SDGs</strong> and turn <strong>the</strong>m into SDG activists by drawing and<br />

distance learning course <strong>for</strong> mo<strong>the</strong>rs <strong>of</strong> children aged 5<br />

to 11.<br />

promoting <strong>the</strong>ir own SDG posters.<br />


My project focuses on STEM education <strong>for</strong> 30-50 high<br />

My project will provide career guidance to high school<br />

school grade 12 students in Phnom Penh, Cambodia<br />

students to prepare <strong>the</strong>m <strong>for</strong> university and choose<br />

through an online campaign, a workshop, and a<br />

<strong>the</strong>ir major by conducting workshops and launching a<br />

social media campaign.<br />

mentorship program.<br />


My project will empower up to 60 primary school<br />

The objective <strong>of</strong> my project is to encourage teenagers<br />

and students to brainstorm different career paths<br />

students in <strong>the</strong> rural region <strong>of</strong> Vietnam by providing<br />

extracurricular workshops about self-defense skills,<br />

through video and podcast content.<br />

plastic reusing, and English speaking skills.<br />


My project will help improve <strong>the</strong> knowledge <strong>of</strong> 15<br />

V.Gen Station will aim at building Liberal Arts summer<br />

students in <strong>the</strong> Jalan Empat Secondary School,<br />

courses and o<strong>the</strong>r programs <strong>for</strong> Vietnamese youth (16-<br />

Selangor, Malaysia by providing free tuition during<br />

25) about three main topics: Self-understanding, Social<br />

issues, and Civic Engagement.<br />

<strong>the</strong>ir free time.<br />


My project empowers 20 middle schoolers in Sampit,<br />

My project aims to introduce a global audience to <strong>the</strong><br />

initiatives <strong>of</strong> 20 volunteer activists, who work to<br />

Indonesia, by uplifting <strong>the</strong>ir daily activities with<br />

productive training about internet safety amidst<br />

improve societal challenges <strong>of</strong> <strong>the</strong> bottom billion.<br />

repetitive online learning routines.<br />


My project will support law students to train <strong>the</strong>ir<br />

My project will empower 10 children in <strong>the</strong> rural area <strong>of</strong><br />

public speaking skills in a Public Speaking Club that<br />

Kompong Speu, Cambodia by providing online training<br />

focuses on societal problems in <strong>the</strong> 21st century.<br />

sessions about how to adapt to distance learning<br />

during this new normal.<br />


My project aims to educate members <strong>of</strong> a school club<br />

My project seeks to equip 15 youths and young adults<br />

in Phnom Penh, Cambodia with financial literacy skills<br />

about <strong>the</strong> <strong>SDGs</strong>. The project motivates <strong>the</strong> youth to<br />

start on <strong>the</strong>ir own SDG Micro-Projects.<br />

through workshops.<br />


My project aims to raise job opportunities <strong>for</strong> 28 recent<br />

My project will empower 10 high school girls in<br />

Vientiane, Laos by organizing a seminar and workshop<br />

graduates from <strong>the</strong> National University <strong>of</strong> Laos, by<br />

introducing <strong>the</strong>m to tools and organizing a workshop<br />

about public speaking.<br />

on how to pursue jobs in <strong>the</strong> new normal.<br />


My project will encourage youth from <strong>the</strong> indigenous<br />

My project contributes to eradicating <strong>the</strong> negative<br />

community in Malaysia to participate in national<br />

stigma and discrimination against people living with<br />

governance in alignment with <strong>the</strong> Declaration on <strong>the</strong><br />

HIV/AIDS in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, by providing valid<br />

in<strong>for</strong>mation through a podcast and online talk show.<br />

Rights <strong>of</strong> Indigenous Peoples.<br />


My project educates Singaporeans on how to reduce<br />

My project educates youth on how composting can<br />

plastic wastage in <strong>the</strong>ir lives through an in<strong>for</strong>mative<br />

contribute to responsible consumption and production<br />

workshop.<br />

through a practical workshop at an Outward Bound<br />

Singapore Camp.<br />


My project contributes to <strong>the</strong> protection <strong>of</strong> <strong>the</strong> marine<br />

My project raises environmental awareness through a<br />

poster campaign that in<strong>for</strong>ms <strong>the</strong> public about a c<strong>of</strong>fee<br />

ecosystem <strong>of</strong> <strong>the</strong> Philippines while empowering and<br />

uplifting <strong>the</strong> socio-economic status <strong>of</strong> 75 families<br />

cup lid that does not require single-use straws.<br />

through capacity-building.<br />


My project will empower 34 young politicians <strong>of</strong> <strong>the</strong><br />

My project addresses <strong>the</strong> issue <strong>of</strong> excessive<br />

<strong>Youth</strong> Council <strong>of</strong> <strong>the</strong> City Government <strong>of</strong> Tagaytay with<br />

criminalization and deprivation <strong>of</strong> liberty <strong>of</strong> Indonesian<br />

a workshop that focuses on a realistic approach and<br />

girls and cultivates societal awareness through an<br />

Instagram campaign and a Spotify podcast.<br />

result-based outcomes within <strong>the</strong> <strong>Youth</strong> Council<br />

Mandatory Training.<br />


My project will empower 20 young people between<br />

My project contributes to <strong>the</strong> prevention <strong>of</strong> bullying<br />

<strong>the</strong> age <strong>of</strong> 12 and 15 by <strong>for</strong>ming an after-school club<br />

among fifty school-aged children in Ho Chi Minh City,<br />

Vietnam by conducting a three-week workshop and a<br />

and train <strong>the</strong> young advocates on SDG 16 and all<br />

<strong>for</strong>ms <strong>of</strong> violence and torture against children.<br />

fan page on Facebook about bullying awareness and<br />

prevention.<br />


My project will build capacity among <strong>for</strong>mer<br />

combatants to be peacebuilders through leadership<br />

camps in <strong>the</strong> province <strong>of</strong> Basilan in support <strong>of</strong> SDG 16.<br />


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