YEAR 2004

4th World Summit on Media for Children & Adolescents 

5 Young Achievers – Khairul, Amanda, Jennifer, Marisha and Sarah represented the Malaysian Children’s Television Foundation in this international event together with almost 180 youths and 1,000 adult participants from around the world. Held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from 19th to 23rd April 2004, the YAs made a positive impression to all the participants. They had the opportunity to screen the “Mission to Iraq” video and did on-stage presentations on behalf of other youths during the closing ceremony. Held once every 3 years, the 5th World Summit will be in South Africa in 2007. (Click here for lots of pictures)

Train The Trainers Workshop on CRC

Along with 16 youth participants, Young Achievers Marisha and Sarah were invited by the National Welfare Department to attend a Train The Trainers Workshop on CRC in Institut Latihan FAMA, Port Dickson from 12th to 19th March 2004. By the end of the workshop, the youth will be able to plan, organise and deliver a workshop for youths on the Convention on the Rights of the Child. (Click here to read more about this workshop in a report by YA Marisha)

Pusat Penjagaan Kanak Kanak Cacat Taman Megah Charity Funfair

The Young Achievers sacrificed their leisure Sunday on February 15th to support a charity funfair organised in aid of PPKCTM. With passion, the YAs took to the stage to belt out some karaoke songs and did an impromptu dance performance to entertain the public to help PPKCTM meet their target of RM100, 000 for their yearly expenses. With their impressive commitment to help, PPKCTM administrator, Uncle Manikumar, have declared YAC as their permanent Charity Partner in all of their future charity events.

SUHAKAM Roundtable Discussion on CRC 

On 19th & 20th Jan, 2004, two Young Achievers (Sarah & Marisha) were recommended by the Jabatan Kebajikan Masyarakat to take part in a roundtable discussion with various government agencies, NGOs, professionals and lawmakers on the issues of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. The two YAs left the two-day discussion with significant contributions and made positive impressions in the minds of the adult participants that children can play a positive part in helping to make decisions affecting them. (Click here to read more about the discussion in a report by YA Sarah)