International Youth Development Virtual Conference 2021

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR), Malaysia will be hosting the “International Youth Development Virtual Conference” themed The Role and Participatory of Youth in Building Sustainable Cities – a virtual programme aimed to allow the participants to have a clearer understanding on how higher learning institutions can play a role in encouraging youths to work towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as well as implementing the New Urban Agenda (NUA).

To discuss the role of higher learning institutions in the implementation of the SDG 11 especially in the Asia Pacific region and would also like to provide a platform for students and youths to discuss and share ideas on building sustainable and resilient cities. The virtual conference will be a two-day event as follows:

#Date: 6-7 November 2021
#Time: 09:00 to 18:00 (Kuala Lumpur Time)
#Online Platform: Zoom/Facebook Live

In conjunction with the International Youth Development Virtual Conference 2021 (IYDVC 2021), the SDGs Impact Competition themed Participation of Youths in Building Sustainable Cities is organised to showcase and honour the participation and contributions of students from tertiary education institutes towards building sustainable cities and communities.

If you have papers and/or projects that are relevant to Sustainable Development Goals, and SDG11: Sustainable Cities and Communities as one of the Goals, please look no further to join the competition.

Participants are required to submit the project overview according to the entry criteria for the preliminary round. Top five groups shortlisted by the panel of judges will be invited for the Finalist presentation session during the two-day virtual conference on 6 and 7 November 2021.

The Organizing Committee of IYDVC would greatly appreciate it if you could help us to disseminate this invitation to your students, as well as encourage them to participate in this conference and competition. Kindly respond to this invitation before 30th October 2021 to secure a place. Enclosed along the details of the conference, competition and registration form.

Any further enquiries, please contact Ms. Jennifer (

International Youth Development Virtual Conference (IYDVC) Organising Committee

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