Education is a basic right that must be guaranteed in life and participation in society for the youth

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Sunday, 11 April 2021 11:59
Education is a basic right that must be guaranteed in life and participation in society for the youth who are facing various social issues. However, many places around the world have yet to guarantee the basic rights of education to the youth.
There is the unfortunate reality of not being able to receive education despite having the willingness to learn. IPYG Asia-Oceania Youth leaders have come together to solve this problem.
( A total of 42 youth leaders from 8 countries of South Korea, Bangladesh, Australia, Egypt, Iraq, Pakistan, Timor-Leste, and Thailand, on December 27, 2020)
Offline education was stopped due to COVID-19, and the system for online transition is in poor condition. In the case of Egypt, the Internet is not available in many areas, causing realistic difficulties for many. People are alienated from education due to inability to buy electronic devices. (Tharwat Gaid Salama Gaballa, Chairman of Horus Foundation for Development and Training)
Iraq has a very small number of teachers compared to the number of students. In addition, professional education for teachers is not properly provided, so educational improvement for students is urgently in need. (Hameed Mohammed, Head of Al-Rakeezeh Foundation)
On this day, youth leaders shared the educational situation of each region and discussed the role that civil society could possibly play. The Youth Empowerment Peace Workshop (YEPW), which is taking place around the world, shares the challenges that the youth from each continent are facing and aims to solve them.
The YEPW in Asia-Oceania Workshop addresses the infringement of the youth's right to education, and youth leaders from Asia-Oceania will cooperate to ensure that the youth receives equal educational opportunities and quality education. Raise your Voice, Create Our Future!
 
Press-release of the IPYG
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