YSP Oceania Webinar (Australia)
IAYSP Australia hosted the first IAYSP Oceania Webinar on 25th July, with the participation of 1580 people. Primarily organized by Daniel Meadows and Amon Watanabe, the theme of the webinar was “The responsibility of youth in building a more peaceful Oceania.”
All spoke on the importance of you in becoming responsible global citizens who take responsibility for their communities. Character education of youth was also strongly emphasized.
The keynote speaker was the International IAYSP President Koji Matsuda. The opening welcome was given by IAYSP Asia-Pacific President Prof. Richell Jalipa and welcoming remarks made by Oceania Regional Director Rev. Yutaka Yamada. General Secretary of IAYSP Oceania Amon Watanabe presided as Master of Ceremonies, and Ravie Malaza supported him as technical staff.
Among the local speakers, we had the IAYSP Oceania President Daniel Meadows from Australia, Radio Host of PMN Cooks Youth Show Miss Ernestina Bonsu Maro from New Zealand, President of The University of the South Pacific Indo-Fijian Student Association Mr. Shaad Akbar from Fiji, and the President of Palau National Youth Council Mr. Hadden Seklii from Palau.
The webinar concluded with a Q&A session as well as real-time polls.
Panelists and participants response was overwhelmingly positive.