11th International Youth Day (IYD), Aug. 10-12, 2010, PICC

19 Jun

11th International Youth Day (IYD), Aug. 10-12, 2010, PICC

Dear Peace and Human Rights Advocate,

Warm greetings of peace and human rights!

In the tradition of youth service for national and global development, the United Nations Association of the Philippines (UNAP), through its youth arm , the United Nations Youth Association of the Philippines (UNYAP), will hold the 11th International Youth Day Convention on 10-12 August 2010 at the Philippine International Convention Center, Manila, Philippines. The celebration of International Youth Day started after the United Nations General Assembly approved resolution 54/120 in 17 December 1999 based on the recommendation of the World Conference of Ministers Responsible for the Youth (LISBON, 8-12, 1998)DECLARING August 12 as international youth day in the Philippines. The celebration was institutionalized by virtue of Presidential Proclamation No. 229 signed on August 12 2002 by Her Excellency President Macapagal-Arroyo declaring every August 12 as Philippine International Youth Day.

With the theme Strengthening Peace and Human Rights Education for the Youth : Key to Sustainable Development, the convention aims to increase the participants’ awareness on peace and human rights education practices, issues, challenges and future directions in eth country and the world. It also helps to increase the participation of the youth sector in the fulfillment of the UN, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) using peace and human rights perspective. This year’s IYD celebration is in accordance with the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) for Executive Order 570 entitled Institutionalizing Peace Education in Basic Education and Teacher Education and in keeping with the World Programmed for Human Rights Education.

The three-day event consists of various activities that will cater to intellectual, cultural, social and aesthetic expectations and interests of the participants. It is mindful of the following three international commemorative events: International Day of Indigenous Peoples (August 9), International Humanitarian Law Day (August 12), and International Youth Day (August 12). The convention will equip you the necessary skills as you go back to their respective localities. Institutions and embark on dynamic programs along peace and human rights education.

In this connection we would like to invite you to participate as a delegate to the International Youth Day convention. A minimal registration fee of (P 4,000.00) shall be charged to over expenses for food, accommodation and handouts during the convention.

Should you need further information, please free to contact yours truly, Ms Anna Karina Jardin, lead convenor (youth) at telefax nos. 4042310, mobile no. 0920-938-2691 or email

You may also contact the Secretariat, Rhea Peñaflor at or


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12 responses to “11th International Youth Day (IYD), Aug. 10-12, 2010, PICC

  1. Mustapha SAADI

    June 20, 2010 at 9:17 am

    Dear Sir,Madame

    We are an association of protection environnemet in Algeria,
    we hope participate to the 11th INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY

    Best regards

    Mustapha SAADI
    The Coordinator

  2. Patrick Razo

    July 3, 2010 at 9:24 am

    Dear Sir/Madame:

    I am a student from the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde and some of the student-members of our organization, the Corps of Diplomats, are hoping to participate in this event. In this regard, we would like to ask where we can find the application forms. Thank you.


    Patrick Razo

  3. Samantha Chico

    July 11, 2010 at 6:13 am

    Dear Ma’am, Sir.

    i would like to participate in the 11th International Youth Day and i reside in the Philippines. However, the application form requires for a Passport number. My passport is still being processed and i would not have it before the deadline of application comes. is it necessary for us to put our passport number on the application form? some of my fellow students have the same concern.

    • rheapenaflor

      July 12, 2010 at 2:53 am

      Hi Sam! If you’re carrying a Philippine passport, that is okay. Just email IYD Secretariat that you are a Filipino and as such you don’t have any problems in your own land. See you this August.-Rhea

  4. Ojo San Juan

    July 22, 2010 at 9:38 pm

    Hello! I’d like to ask if I can still submit my requirements for this activity. I am not aware that the deadline was this week and I’m really looking forward of joining this event. I’m hoping that you’ll reconsider. Thank you very much- Ojo 🙂

    • rheapenaflor

      July 22, 2010 at 10:59 pm

      Yes, you can still join, Ojo. Kindly fill up the forms which I’ll email you and send it back right away. See you at IYD 2010.

  5. Christine Carpeso

    August 2, 2010 at 7:54 am

    hi we just received the invitation this weekend, can we still submit our requirements? and can you email me the forms? tnx

    • rheapenaflor

      August 2, 2010 at 8:01 am

      Yes, you can still submit the application form and pay the registration fee of P4, 000.00 to cover hotel, meals and conference materials.

  6. NickoRodriguez

    August 7, 2010 at 8:23 am

    hi we are from puerto princesa city and i would just like to know…how can we join this? we already have a ticket but we do not know what to do with the application…

  7. Le Marc Preposi

    August 8, 2010 at 12:07 pm

    Hello, it’s just now that I’ve read the invitation for this event. I’m willing to attend but I don’t have enough time to process the application form already. What is the proper thing to do now? I really wanna join. Will there be ON-SITE registration tomorrow? I wanna know, please?


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