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Live Broadcast of the Youth Engagement Summit (YES) 2009

 

          On November 16-17th, 2009, Mahidol University received the honor to be the exclusive partner in live broadcasting the Youth Engagement Summit (YES) 2009 from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Live broadcast took place at Mahidol University International College.

         This event is a part of the Southeast Asian Youth for Change (SEACHANGE), which is a platform to reflect the viewpoints of youth leaders and many famous individuals in various fields. They gathered to share their perspectives on changes that are happening to themselves, the society, and the nation. Voices were collected from youths in the region (age not more than 35 years old) with an approximate of 1 million youths took part. The youths were selected when they register in the SEACHANGE website. The goal is to create a SEACHAGE Youth Report, which will be submitted to the governmental, business, and media leaders as well as submitted in the YES 2009 meeting.

 

         On this occasion, other countries also participated in the live broadcast, which include Cambodia, Philippines, Vietnam, The Lao PDR, Singapore, and Indonesia. Important figures who attended this summit include Mr. Biz Stone, co-founder of twitter.com, Mr. Randi Zuckerberg, Director of Marketing Development of facebook.com, Mr. Amitabh Bachchan, Bollywood Megastar, Dr. Mamphea Raphele, Former Managing Director of World Bank, and Mr. Nando Parrado, Ultimate Survivor & Inspirational Speaker.

Post Date : November 20, 2009

 
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