12th INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
We are pleased to inform you and your institution that the 12th International Youth Day (IYD) Celebration and Youth and Educators Summit for the Millennium Development Goals (YES4MDGs!) is scheduled on August 3-7, 2011 at the Sarabia Manor Hotel and Convention Center, Iloilo City, Philippines. The 12th IYD celebration is spearheaded by the United Nations Association of the
Monday, June 13, 2011
Thursday, May 26, 2011
Saturday, May 21, 2011
Saturday, April 30, 2011
Friday, April 29, 2011
|Ms. Roselle Ambubuyog, Ateneo Summa cum Laude was a 2009 UNAP OYLA Awardeee|
|Undersecretary Leon Flores, Chairman of National Youth Commission was 2011 UNAP OYLA Awardee|
|Honorable Raymund Palatino, Representative of Kabataan Partylist was a 2004 UNAP OYLA Awardee|
|Mr. Sam Concepcion was a 2010 UNAP OYLA Awardee|
Youth leaders, academics and researchers are invited to join the 12th International Youth Day (12IYD) Celebration and Youth and Educators Summit for the Millennium Development Goals (YES4MDGs!) which is scheduled on August 3-7, 2011 at the Sarabia Manor Hotel and Convention Center, Iloilo City, Philippines. The 12th IYD celebration is spearheaded by the United Nations Association of the Philippines and United Nations Youth Associations of the Philippines with endorsement from Commission on Higher Education (CHED), Department of Education (DepEd), National Youth Commission (NYC), Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), and the UNESCO National Commission of the Philippines. It will be filled with informative presentations, the latest in educational research, exciting displays at the IYD Marketplace and Expo and lots of networking opportunities for members and guests to reconnect with educators, researchers, youth leaders and industry colleagues.
All submission for the 12th IYD and YES 4 MDG are required to be submitted electronically. A paper may only be submitted once, with no retractions or modifications once submitted. Once submitted, the order and names of authors listed on the original submission may not be altered including indication of the lead author’s name.
The 12th IYD and YES 4 MDG will be composed of several types of contributions:
• Full Papers (for academics) – these include mainly accomplished research results and have 8 pages at the maximum (5000 words).
• Short Papers (for academics and youth leaders) – These include fresh concepts, preliminary research results but may also contain work-in progress reports. These have 4 pages at maximum (2500 words).
• Reflection Papers (for academics, youth leaders, media practitioners and Government, NGO, International Organization heads)– These might review recent research literature pertaining to a particular problem or approach, indicate what the findings suggest, and/or provide a suggestion - with rationale and justification - for a different approach or perspective on that problem. Reflection papers might also analyze best practices in youth led projects for MDGs with specific focus on volunteerism. These have two pages at maximum (1500 words).
The Secretariat will correspond with the Lead (primary) author only. Co-presenters should not contact the 12th IYD. It is the primary author's responsibility to notify all co-presenters regarding the status of the proposal as well as to notify the 12th IYD of any change in the Lead Author’s contact information. The secretariat will use the contact information provided on the original submission and it is the Lead Author's responsibility to notify the 10th IYD of any change in contact information.
All presenters are required to register for the full conference registration. All travel and additional expenses, including the conference registration fee, are the responsibility of the presenter(s). Limited subsidies for registration fee are available upon request in writing to the 12th IYD Conference Director.
Youth and Educators Summit Topics for paper submission:
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to the following areas:
• Education for Sustainable Development: Delivery, Directions & Development
• Are we on track? National and Global Reports on MDGs
• Accelerating the Achievements of MDGs through Policy Advocacies
• Best Voluntary Program Practices in the Achievement of MDG Goal 1:
Eradicate Extreme Poverty and Hunger
• Best Voluntary Program Practices in the Achievement of MDG Goal 2:
Achieve Universal Primary Education
• Best Voluntary Program Practices in the Achievement of MDG Goal 3:
Promote Gender Equality
• Best Voluntary Program Practices in the Achievement of MDG Goal 4:
Reduce Child Mortality
• Best Voluntary Program Practices in the Achievement of MDG Goal 5:
Improve Maternal Health
• Best Voluntary Program Practices in the Achievement of MDG Goal 6:
Combat HIV / AIDS, Malaria and other Diseases
• Best Voluntary Program Practices in the Achievement of MDG Goal 7:
Ensure Environmental Sustainability
• Education for International Understanding
• Education for All: Eradicating Illiteracy
• Participation and Development for MDGs
• The Role of Language in Achieving the MDGs
• Non-Formal Education and MDGs
• Model United Nations and its Impact to Youth Development
• Reflections of a Youth Leaders towards National and International Development
• Climate Change: What the Youth Can do?
• Heroes for the Mother Earth: Best Practices for Sustainable Development
• Integrating the MDG in the Curriculum
• Networking and Linkages for Sustainable Development
• Community-Based Projects as a Tool of Empowerment in MDG Achievement
Paper Review Process
Submissions are judged on their overall quality (design of the study, development of the concept, etc.), their significance and contribution to the discipline, and their interest to conference delegates. All submitted manuscripts must be original (i.e. not been published elsewhere), follow academic writing, structure and methodology. Papers judged to have outstanding merit by the Conference Paper Review Committees will receive a Best Paper designation in the conference program and will be recognized at a general session for all attendees.
Manuscripts are submitted to the Chair of the Paper Committee, Prof. Serafin A. Arviola Jr., at firstname.lastname@example.org. This is the only acceptable format available for the submission of paper manuscripts. Once accepted paper presenters are REQUIRED to submit the Final draft, abstract (150 words), picture of the author and short biography (100 words)
• Paper Submission Deadline: Midnight of June 5, 2011
• Evaluation of Papers & Communication with Authors: June 10, 2011
• Submission of Final Paper with Abstract, Short Biography of the Author and Picture June 15, 2011