Month: July 2015

Sharing the Perks of Technology

As long as we can remember, technology has only be progressing forward. Today, we have been blessed with all kinds of genius technologies that serve to make our lives better. The technologies available nowadays are so advanced to the extent that they may be able to undo what is done and save this planet Earth…

Day3 at ASEAN Power Shift

Finally, we have come to the end of the ASEAN Power Shift conference. Time flew by really quickly and before knowing it, it was time to leave Singapore to return home. Despite the short period of time, delegates and participants certainly took away a handful of knowledge and experience that would be useful in their…

Day2 at ASEAN Power Shift

Day 2 Recap!  By Merryn Chong (MYD15) Moving into day two at the ASEAN Power Shift! The Malaysian delegates started the day early with a brief meeting on what to look forward in drafting the National Position Paper in the policy track with other delegates. While that happened, the other session was focused on knowledge…

Day1 at ASEAN Power Shift

How lucky that the nine Malaysians youths are to be able to join the first ever ASEAN Power Shift happening in Singapore. While everyone is busy mingling around and gaining new knowledge from the various activities and sessions organized, the day quickly came to an end. The first daily update is brought to you by…

What is Malaysia’s Future

In a few more months, the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) will determine how we move forward to address climate change as a nation. You may be thinking, how is dealing with climate change more important that dealing with the issue of corruption and political unrest in this country.  This is because by the end…

Malaysian Youth Delegation Official Logo

MYD LOGO

Meaning to the Malaysian Youth Delegation Logo #MYD15 The words “M”, “Y” and “D” are the abbreviation for Malaysian Youth Delegation. The hibiscus is Malaysia national flower and it is featured on Coat of Arms of Malaysia. The “+” sign in the middle of the logo symbolised protection, neutrality, positivity and peace. It’s also indicates Malaysians and…

6 Ways to Celebrate a Climate Friendly Ramadan

Buka Puasa at a local Mosque

6 Ways to Celebrate a Climate Friendly Ramadan by Mohammad Shakirin Bin Shahrul Jamal (MYD15) SATU: This Ramadan, we should eliminate the use of Styrofoam containers and plastic cutlery to serve iftar (the meal after sundown that breaks the fast). Consider alternatives such as plant-based containers and plastics that are compostable or organize a waste-free iftar, where patrons bring their own containers…

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