In commemoration of the 54th ASEAN Anniversary, the ASEAN Youth Organization conducted the largest ASEAN Youth Digital Forum which was held virtually on 7-8 August 2021 and was participated by over 5,500 youth from ASEAN member states and some other countries.
Themed as Youth & Digital Transformation: A Step Towards Digital Community, presented a series of webinars and workshops on Digital Literacy, Cybersecurity, Virtual Cross-Border Internship in ASEAN and Gig Economy. Many experts and professionals from UNICEF Vietnam, Center for Digital Society of University of Gadjah Mada, ASEAN Chief Information Officer Association, Akamai Technologies Inc., SiberKreasi Indonesia, ASEAN Human Development Organizations, ASEAN Foundation, Grab Indonesia and many other partners were gracing this first initiative on the topic of Digital Transformation.
This event aims to increase the awareness of the current development on digitalization in the South-east Asia Region, sharing knowledge and best practices on solving the digital problems, and inspire youth to start thinking on how they can benefit from digital development in ASEAN, especially in Education, Security, and Economy. As the largest Youth Organization in Southeast Asia, the AYO will keep its commitment to serve the community through programs and activities that empower young people in the region.
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