ASEAN STUDENT FORUM 2018 HIGHLIGHTS
Voices of ASEAN
‘Voices of ASEAN Plus Three’ is a public speaking segment. One representative from each ASEAN and East Asia country will be hand-picked from the pool of registered participants to deliver a public speaking on any issues present in their respective country or the region with a time limit of 7 – 8 minutes.
After the opening ceremony, participants will be grouped according to the topics of their choice, which will be conducted in separate venues. For each forum group, speakers from different parts of the ASEAN Plus Three region and professional/intellectual background will be invited to conduct a one – day lecture as well as workshop with the participants.
Topical debate session will be carried out in each forum topic groups. Participants with their newly gained knowledge from the thorough and comprehensive keynote speeches will be challenged in this topical debate segment. Participants will be presented with a case study related to their forum topic. Upon hearing and understanding the case study, participants will then be randomly assigned to either a Government (to agree) or to an Opposition (to reject) a given notion.
Participants with their new understanding of the subject matter will then be grouped according to their nationality. Participants will then discuss on the possible acceptable solution with respect to their country’s constitution, laws, culture, societal norms and etc.
ONE VISION, ONE IDENTITY, ONE COMMUNITY
Team building activities will be carried out as bonding activities among participants. The organizing committees will conduct while participating alongside the delegates and observers.
RESOLUTION PREPARATION & PRESENTATION
With reference to the unanimously agreed resolutions, participants are required to prepare their resolutions as well as their justifications for presentation.
ASEAN PLUS THREE DAY
ASEAN Plus Three which include ASEAN and Japan, ASEAN and China and ASEAN and Republic of Korea. It is an introductory of new participating countries to ASEAN Student Forum and relate how these countries are important to ASEAN. During ASEAN Plus Three Day, the Star Speakers will deliver keynote speeches on respective topics such as Technology, Culture and Entrepreneurship.
ASEAN PLUS THREE CULTURAL NIGHT & GALA DINNER
ASEAN Plus Three Cultural Night is a talent competition amongst the delegates. It is a platform for ASEAN Student Forum participants to showcase their various cultural performances from their respective countries. Winners from the competition will have the chance to present their act in the closing ceremony of the forum. Gala dinner will be held together at the end of the forum. Participants will have the opportunity to feast on the different types of cuisine from the ASEAN region during the gala dinner.
ENGAGEMENT SESSION WITH ASEAN+3 REPRESENTATIVES
An engagement session to be held during the forum with representatives from different countries. This was to receive feedback and insight from the participants to ensure further improvement and growth for the ASEAN Student Forum and getting networking for future events.
UTP SUMMER CAMP
UTP Summer Camp is a cultural exchange camp where the participants are given a chance to have a hands on experience of the Malaysian culture and arts as well having tours around Malaysia’s best tourist attractions.