CAYC participated in the ASEAN Youth Gathering and JENESYS Mini Reunion 2017 on 19 December 2017 hosted by Education, Youth and Sports Division (EYSD) of the ASEAN Secretariat at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, Indonesia.
The ASEAN Youth Gathering and JENESYS Mini Reunion 2017 objectives:
- Reflect on youth development in ASEAN and the achievements of JENESYS in promoting mutual understanding among the youth.
- Recommend ways to sustain gains of JENESYS in ASEAN and how these could further benefit others through alumni activities or through the ASEAN Work Plan on Youth 2016-2020.
- Share perspectives of youth on other ASEAN priorities to enrich ASEAN planning and programme development.
These priorities include youth employability and entrepreneurship, youth awareness and appreciation of an ASEAN community, youth involvement and participation, youth leadership and youth resilience.
4. Discuss emerging issues, challenges and opportunities affecting youth development in ASEAN and the world.