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YOUTH APACT 2021 ,BANGKOK THAILAND
INTERNATIONAL YOUTH



13th Asia Pacific Conference on Tobacco or Health (APACT 2021)

Join our 4-day leadership program in Bangkok, Thailand from 1 to 4 of September 2021 with partial scholarship on Hotel Accommodation and Conference Registration. The application submission deadline is March 31, 2021, 23:59 midnight (GMT+7, Bangkok, Thailand)
You will learn how to express your opinoins for the implementation of tobacco-free policy through effective campaigns. This involves networking with global tobacco control & development leaders, collaborating with youth leaders around Asia-Pacific countries, and implementing digital marketing strategies.
We will choose 80 youth representatives between 18-30 years old from different countries, disciplines, roles and sectors, who are passionate about tobacco control and ready to create impact in the society.

Theme:
Professional Alliance Moving Together For Tobacco-Free Sociaty

Venue and Time:
Anorma Hotel and Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld, Bangkok, Thailand during September 1-4, 2021

Background:

The 13th APACT, 2021 will provide the way we can work together hands in hands in fighting with the most difficult health problem, tobacco smoking, the problem that deteriorates and shortens our life longevity and suffers our peaceful lifestyle. The problem that cannot be worked out by just a single people, organization or a country but absolutely needs coordination and collaboration amongst us, not only health professional but multi professionals. The theme of the conference will be “Moving Together for Tobacco Free-Society” Pre-Conference will serve as a bridge for youths to the main conference. The primary aim of this youth pre-conference is to raise awareness about the tobacco control and Tobacco Industry Accountability (TIA) among Asia-Pacific Youth, and let them express the issues they see as the most pressing tackle in their own countries , and build report based on their inputs in order to take it to policy makers, Our vision is to provide young people of Asia-Pacific with the opportunity to be involved in the implementation of public policy by utilizing their voice to demand Societal support to hold the tobacco industry accountable for its actions and to change the social norms that support those actions. The mission is to provide platforms within the Asia-Pacific which enable young people. NGOs, private Sectors, and government to create connections and work together in other Asia Pacific countries to pursue more inclusive and effective campaign to create tobacco-free generation.

Objectives:
            • Engage youth as leaders and advocates in the tobacco control movement and against tobacco industry
            • Educate youth about the manipulative and deceptive marketing tactics tobacco industry, and mobilize them to take action
            • Provide youth with skills to plan and execute a campaign strategy to counter the tobacco industry interference
            • Provide opportunities for collaboration among young professionals and Students from different countries
               and area of interest to address tobacco, through a lens of global health, sustainability, and creating action.

Evaluation Criteria:
            • Being able to work under pressure.
            • Communicating ability to make the right decision in difficult situations.
            • Being able to complete the tasks and stick to guidelines accurately.
            • Respecting teamwork principles and team spirit.
The application submission deadline is March 31, 2021, 23:59 midnight (GMT+7, Bangkok, Thailand)
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