By Dominic I. Sanchez
ZAMBOANGA CITY, June 28 (PIA) – The Philippine Information Agency (PIA) in partnership with the Ateneo de Zamboanga University (ADZU) and the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) will be conducting a forum on the ASEAN for youth leaders on July 5 at the ADZU campus.
This youth forum is one of several youth-related activities for the ASEAN campaign, which seeks to inform the youth on the opportunities they can avail of that includes scholarships and student exchange programs, easy jobs placement and others. The participants, estimated to be around 200 will come from different schools in Zamboanga City.
Ms. Noemi Edaga, PIA-9 regional director said that “it is hoped that after the forum, the students will be enlightened on the ASEAN and take part of the many scholarships and other youth development programs in the ASEAN community.”
In addition to the forum, this activity will also feature a mini-fashion show where selected students will exhibit traditional attires from the different member-states of the ASEAN.
In May this year, the PIA-ASEAN information campaign touched down on different sectors in Ipil, Pagadian City and Dipolog City. (ALT/DIS/PIA9-Zamboanga City)