Participants to the Youth Seminar will learn about Sustainable Development Goal 16. They will participate in workshops –such as project management and social media management- aimed at building their capacities to support, monitor and evaluate the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 16 at the national level. The WFUNA Youth Seminar: Kuala Lumpur will also explore the linkages between the recently adopted resolution UN SCR 2250 and SDG16. By the end of the Youth Seminar, participants will develop a project proposal based on Goal 16 to implement in their countries of origin.

Who Should Apply

The WFUNA Youth Seminar is mainly for young leaders from United Nations Associations and United Nations Youth Associations however there are limited spots for non UNA applicants

Who are we looking for?

30 young Malaysian leaders from the United Nations Associaton Malaysia

30 young international leaders from other United Nations Associations

The Workshop

Learn about the SDG 16, participate in workshops such as project management and social media management and learn how you can help achieve SDG nationally.

Taylors University Lakeside Campus

The Socials

Enjoy the best of nightlife in Malaysia at PLAY with free entry for all participants of the WFUNA Youth Seminar Kuala Lumpur on our Social night.

PLAY club at The Roof

The Trip

Declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 2008, the city of Malacca has a vibrant history and will the location for our guided trip as a part of the WFUNA Youth Seminar


The Accommodation

With accommodation available at the seminar venue, the organisers have sought to ease the burdens of transport at Reumz Hotel, Taylor's Lakeside

Reumz Hotel, Taylor's Lakeside

The Gala Night

Saloma Theatre Restaurant takes one on a gastronomic experience where wonderful aromas and flavours beckon, showcasing the flavours and cooking methods from the uniquely different flavoured 14 Malaysian states.

Saloma Theatre Restaurant


Nationality Price
Malaysians US$40.00
Internationals US$100.00

Price inclusive of food, trips, social night & accommodation at Reumz

Speakers and Trainers

Tan Sri Razali Ismail

After 35 years of diplomatic service, Tan Sri Razali became chairman of the Global Movement of Moderates Foundation and Human Rights Commission (SUHAKAM). Continue Reading

Bonian Golmohammadi

Prior to being elected Secretary-General of the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) in August 2009, Mr. Golmohammadi served as Secretary-General of the United Nations Association of Sweden for 8 years. Continue Reading

Ms. Marianne Clark-Hattingh

Driven by her commitment to do more for marginalized communities around the world and a conviction that all children have an equal right to fulfill their full potential. Ms. Clark-Hattingh first began her career with UNICEF in Madagascar where she developed the Child Protection programme and managed partnerships for children. Continue Reading

Erly Muñoz

Erly Muñoz Erly Muñoz is the YAC Representative for South America. In 2010 she joined the UNA of Venezuela and has coordinated projects on development, peace and security with academia, media, politicians and civil society nationally.

Dzameer Dzulkifli

Dzameer Dzulkifli is Managing Director and a Co-Founder of Teach For Malaysia. Armed with his M. Eng. (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College London, Dzameer is a passionate educational devotee. Continue Reading

Ahmad Alhendawi

Ahmad Alhendawi is an expert and a strong advocate of the youth at the national, regional and international levels. Hailing from Jordan, he has been pronounced by UN Secretary-General Mr. Ban Ki-moon as “the youngest senior official in the history of the United Nations".

Aseem Andrews

Having served in the UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA). Mr. Aseem Andrews possesses a vast background in development, knowledge management, research, innovation and crisis prevention and recovery.

Siti Kasim

Siti Kasim, a litigation lawyer and activist, is co-deputy chair of the Bar Council committee on Orang Asli rights, and is a firm advocate of land issues for the indigenous community. She is outspoken and not afraid to voice out her honest opinions on various issues.


It was back in 1998 he got himself involved in the Reformasi movement following the sacking of Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim as the then-deputy prime minister. Since then, he uses his pen and paper as a weapon to expose the political system and the Government of Malaysia. In 2013, he launched Cartoonist Against Election Fraud (CAEF) to raise clean electoral system awareness in Malaysia.


Wednesday 30 November
Setting the Stage
7:30amArrival and Registration (Breakfast at own cost)
9:30amOpening Ceremony | Theatre Hall (Short Performance)
9:40amIntroductory Remarks | Mr. Hadifzi Razali, UNAM Programme Director for WFUNA Youth Seminar: Kuala Lumpur
9:45amIntroductory Remarks | Ms. Erly Muńoz, WFUNA Main Facilitator
9:50amOpening and Officiating | Ms. Marianne Clark-Hatting, UNICEF Representative in Malaysia
10:05amOpening Speech | Mr. Bonian Golmohammadi, WFUNA Secretary-General (TBC)
10:20amKeynote Speech|Tan Sri Razali Ismail, UNAM Deputy President
10:35amQ&A with speakers
11:20amWelcoming Video | Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi, UNSG's Envoy on Youth
11:25amShort Performance
12:00pmHotel Check-in
12:30pmLunch at Temptation
2:00pmBreaking down Goal 16 | Ms. Erly Muńoz, WFUNA Main Facilitator
3:45pmUNDP and Goal 16 | Mr. Aseem Andrews, Policy Specialist UNDP (TBC)
4:30pmBreak | Short video on Malaysia
4:45pmSiti Kasim| Activist and lawyer for the rights of indigenous communities in Malaysia
6:00pmEnd of Day

Thursday 01 December
7:00amBreakfast as provided
9:00amProject Management Workshop | Mr. Michael Wong, PMI Malaysia Chapter
2:00pmSocial Media Workshop
4:30pmGoal 16 Thematic Groups | Accountability & Transparency, Youth Participation, Peaceful Societies and Access to Justice
6:00pmEnd of Day
9:00pmSocial Night: Free entrance to PLAY (Nightclub @ Bandar Utama)

Friday 02 December
Project adopted
7:00amBreakfast as provided
9:00amMr. Dzameer Dzulkifli | Founder of Teach for Malaysia
10:00amSkype call | Mr. Pablo Angulo-Troconis, WFUNA Youth Program Officer
10:15amGroup discussion based on project themes
2:00pmProject Presentations & Commitments
4:00pmZunar| Political cartoonist
4:30pmWFUNA Youth Network: what, who and how? | Ms. Fahmida Faiza, WFUNA YAC Rep for Asia
6:00pmEnd of Day
7:30pmDinner at Saloma Bistro

Saturday 03 December
Sharing best practices
7:30amBreakfast as provided (prepare luggage for check out)
8:30amBus to Malacca
12:30pmLunch at own cost
01:30pmBus to Taylor's
03:00pmCheck Out