International Solidarity Forum begins today

Today begins the 3rd annual World Youth Alliance ISF (International Solidarity Forum).  Each year we bring in our top young people from our regions to participate in a three-day forum to work on a global issue of particular importance.  This year the theme is Good Governance and Corruption.  The ISF participants will work alongside experts* to debate and contribute to a World Youth Alliance declaration on Good Governance and to start developing effective steps forward in this area for the Word Youth Alliance.

Today’s agenda:

Welcome – Gabrielle Corica, Director of Development, WYA International

“The Human Person at the Heart of The United Nations” – presentation by Dr. Habib Malik

Discussion led by Dr. Malik

Lunch

“A History and Analysis of Corruption”
       Senator Kit Tatad, Phillipines
       Kathryn Hoomkwap, Kenya

Presentation of the WYA draft declaration on Good Governance – Anna Halpine, Founder and President of the World Youth Alliance