Thursday, 14 June 2018
An impressive glimpse of ASEAN: ASEAN foundation interns were warmly welcomed at the ASEAN Secretariat for the briefing
An impressive glimpse of ASEAN: ASEAN foundation interns were warmly welcomed at the ASEAN Secretariat for the briefing

At the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, five interns from the ASEAN foundation, together with ASEAN new permanent staff, joined the ASEAN briefing. Throughout five comprehensive presentations including the ASEAN community building, external relations, and the three ASEAN pillars, the interns were equipped with essential background knowledge and updates on ASEAN vision in full details.


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Monday, 4 June 2018
4th ASEAN Youth Video Contest Finalists Learn Filmmaking from Expert
4th ASEAN Youth Video Contest Finalists Learn Filmmaking from Expert

Nine ASEAN youths were sitting and chatting in a very stylish red-colored conference room, inside a youth center by the name of Red Box. Noticing something was amiss, a man approached them. "Please sit in ASEAN way," said the man. The man who requested the youths to sit alphabetically starting from Brunei Darussalam to Vietnam was Horea Salajan, the sole trainer of the 4th ASEAN Youth Video Contest (AYVC) 2018’s video production training. And the 9 youths were his trainees for the next 4 days.


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Wednesday, 30 May 2018
Being Human, Being a journalist
Being Human, Being a journalist

Can young people be journalists? What is Youth Journalism?
Check out @america inspiring discussion and film screening on "Teen Press". Learn more about the Teen Press program from Santa Barbara, get inspired by comments from professional journalists, and find out more about the ASEAN Youth Citizen Journalism Contest from our finalist.


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Monday, 19 March 2018
Joseph Phan Van Quyen chosen as one ASEAN young leaders to meet former U.S President Barack Obama at roundtable discussion in Singapore
Joseph Phan Van Quyen chosen as one ASEAN young leaders to meet former U.S President Barack Obama at roundtable discussion in Singapore

19 March 2018 – Joseph Phan Van Quyen (23), who took part in the ASEAN Foundation Model ASEAN Meeting (AFMAM) 2017 and was the first winner of the 2nd ASEAN Youth Video Contest 2016, was one of the lucky ASEAN young leaders to meet former U.S President Barack Obama at roundtable discussion in Singapore.


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Monday, 10 July 2017
Volunteering is the Best Way to Unleash Your Inner Potential!
Volunteering is the Best Way to Unleash Your Inner Potential!

Ecofun Indonesia is a youth-led social enterprise that focuses on environmental education and science communication. The organization claimed one of the finalist spots for the recent Youth Volunteering Innovation Challenge (YVIC) 2017 organised by UN Volunteers, the International Labour Organisation (ILO), the ASEAN Foundation, the ASEAN Secretariat, SAP, with the close support of the Government of Germany. Ecofun Indonesia seeks to educate the public of environmental conservation and sustainable development through interactive and entertaining means. Ecofunopoly and Ecofun Community, founded in 2009, are some examples of the projects the enterprise leads. In line with this vision, Ecofun also organises the EcofunGo! Festival, an ongoing series of environmental campaign for kids that takes place in three ASEAN cities: Bogor (Indonesia), Manila (Philippines), and Maubin (Myanmar).


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Monday, 3 July 2017
Youth is the Driving Force of Volunteerism in ASEAN
Youth is the Driving Force of Volunteerism in ASEAN

NinoNina Co is one of the finalists for the recent Youth Volunteering Innovation Challenge (YVIC) 2017 “Impact ASEAN” organised by UN Volunteers, the International Labour Organisation (ILO), the ASEAN Foundation, the ASEAN Secretariat, SAP, with the close support of the Government of Germany. The YVIC 2017 was held in Bangkok, Thailand. NinoNina Co works with urban poor communities, especially those that are skilled in sewing and making fabric products in Philippines. They help connect these communities to a growing market of SMEs and corporations that need such services in their operations.


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Friday, 5 May 2017
The CGI-ASEAN Foundation Scholarship Gave Me Hopes for the Future
The CGI-ASEAN Foundation Scholarship Gave Me Hopes for the Future

My name is Ismi Farah. I was graduated from Sunan Gunung Djati Islamic State University, Bandung, West Java, Indonesia, before being accepted to pursue my master degree in he Chulabhorn Graduate Institute (CGI), Thailand. Now I am a Professional teacher in science. It was always my dream to continue my study after I finished my bachelor degree in Biology.


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Tuesday, 11 April 2017
Stepping Outside My Comfort Zone
Stepping Outside My Comfort Zone

Long story short, I landed in Kansai International Airport, Osaka, Japan on late September last year. After three and a half hours of bus ride, I finally arrived in my final destination. I found myself in this beautiful, ancient, and touristy city three thousand miles away from home, Kyoto it is.


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Wednesday, 22 March 2017
More Than Just an Internship
More Than Just an Internship

Hi there! My name is Elyssa Yunitasari Putri. Currently I am studying Marketing Communication, specialising in Public Relations at Binus University, Jakarta. Just last year on my fifth semester, I got an opportunity to worked as a communication intern at the ASEAN Foundation


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