CIMB Foundation Empowers Youths To Shape ASEAN's Future

Last update: 07/12/2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 7 (Bernama) -- In an effort to empower youths to start playing a role in shaping ASEAN's future, CIMB Foundation ("the Foundation") organised the fifth edition of its Young ASEAN Leaders ("CIMB YAL"), this time in partnership with Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM).

CIMB YAL is an annual event that promotes learning, networking and cross-cultural understanding amongst ASEAN youths. This year's programme brought together 50 undergraduates from Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam for a four-day workshop on ASEAN's economic future, with the theme 'Sharing Economy Beyond Boundaries'. The programme content is specially curated every year to help these youths foster a better understanding of current issues, and a deeper sense of shared responsibility in shaping ASEAN's sustainable future based on the principle of inclusivity.

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