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Yangon Declaration: ASEAN Youth Statement 2014

LGBT delegates to the ASEAN Youth SUmmit are happy with developments during the ASEAN Youth Forum 2014. We’re especially happy about points 3 and 4, plus certain sections of point 5. Read their statement below.

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23rd March 2014 01:17

Alessia Valenza | ILGA Asia

We, the young people of ASEAN, aspire for the promotion of non-discrimination, equality, peace, protection, sustainability, and inclusive development of the ASEAN community that are in line with the principles and values of human rights, democracy, justice and freedom in all aspects of our lives.

We, the young people of ASEAN, strongly call for the creation of a sustainable rights-based, inclusive, people-centered, and youth-driven regional community.

We, the young people of ASEAN, strongly call for affirmative action by our leaders in ASEAN countries to create an enabling environment at regional, national, and local levels that highly addresses the needs, fulfills the aspirations of young people and ensures youth-embracing Post-2015 Development agenda for the region.

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