Global Youth Symposium

Global Youth Symposium (GYS) was originally a vision of a young, local undergraduate who was studying in University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This undergraduate went on to successfully lead the first installation of this project in 2007.

This event embraces young people or youths as the focus for the future, thus aiming to accelerate ‘youth empowerment’ by providing a platform for young minds around the globe. Its purpose is to challenge youths to come together and discuss issues faced by the world today in an open manner.

To achieve this, all differences will be set aside without forgoing the cultural identity, linguistic diversity and social responsibility as unique in their own respect.

So basically, this is not a "save-the-cheerleader-save-the-world" kinda mission. This is where the youths, and future leaders express their thoughts in order to find the way to curb issues. And of course, you don't need to be a superhero (or a cheerleader). Just be yourself!