The ASEAN Youth Social Journalism Contest 2019 is inviting youth “Social Journalists” in Brunei Darussalam to submit an essay describing the theme. A theme that explores the importance of responsive and transparent government in their day-to-day lives. Further, promoting the ideals of fairness, equity, and transparency in their communities and at the ASEAN regional level”. Further, Talented ASEAN youths are welcome to share and promote fact-based and compelling messages. Showcasing the importance of reliable and transparent governance in ASEAN. Also, its Member States through media platforms. Based on their essay submissions, up to 20 youth will be competitively selected to participate in a workshop where they will develop and implement a social awareness activity in their respective countries.
Furthermore, A “Social Journalist” is a member of the general public who is into making a positive contribution to his/her community by collecting. Further, disseminating and/or publishing news and information based upon his/her observations, research, or through other means. Through this initiative, we invite active young social journalists to produce and publish content related to the above theme and its impact on youth.
Moreover, This contest is getting successful by the ASEAN Foundation and the ASEAN-USAID PROSPECT, a joint project of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and U.S. State Department. Additionally, support is being provided by the Scoop, a multimedia platform for news, commentary. Also, culture, and life in Brunei Darussalam.