SYP national networking event in Myanmar: Empowering youth engagement in environmental actions

The SUMERNET Young Professionals (SYP) Myanmar National Event aims to promote environmental sustainability and empower young professionals in Myanmar.

22 June 2024 | 10:00 - 15:00
Yangon Thanlwin Hotel, Yangon, Myanmar

The SYP Myanmar National Event serves as a platform to further SYP's objectives of promoting SYP and facilitating an open dialogue on youth engagement concerning climate actions. Through collaboration and partnership with key stakeholders, SYP aims to inspire and empower young individuals to actively contribute to positive environmental change in Myanmar and the wider Mekong region. 

Objectives

  • To facilitate an environmental dialogue on youth engagement in climate actions
  • To provide inspiration and practical insights from guest speakers on climate action initiatives 
  • To foster cooperation and partnership among participants, SYP, and relevant organizations 
  • To promote and strengthen the SYP network and its missions 
  • To discuss how SYP can move forward as a regional platform for young professionals in the Mekong region, including Myanmar

Collaboration

Aligning with SYP's objective of facilitating cooperation and friendship among young professionals and partner organizations, SYP is going to invite guest speakers from relevant organizations working for environmental sustainability to share their experiences and insights. These include: 

  • Thae Su Aye (Rural Program Manager) from Thant Myanmar: Combatting plastic pollution and promoting waste management
  • Kyaw Nyunt Linn (Climate Researcher) from Doh Eain: Preserving heritage, improving public spaces and organizing activities
  • Kyaw Sit Naing (Founder) from Yangon School of Social Work: Promoting social work education and professional enhancement

Language

This event will be held in Myanmar language.

Participation 

Young individuals (aged 18-35) working or interested in climate actions and environmental sustainability. Interested individuals need to register for the event via this online registration form by 17 June. Seats are limited to 30 participants.

Information

SYP national networking event in Myanmar: Empowering youth engagement in environmental actions

Event date

Saturday 22 June 2024
10:00 - 15:00

Location

Yangon Thanlwin Hotel, Yangon, Myanmar

Topic

sustainability

Country

Myanmar

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