The Australia-Pacific Youth Dialogue is a youth association based in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands, with the vision of building and nurturing a robust relationship between youth in Oceania to address regional issues collaboratively.
Our mission is to establish a constructive platform that provides opportunities for young leaders to connect, communicate and engage with the most pressing issues facing our region. We welcome the participation of youth aged 18-35 from all communities within Oceania and aim to promote diversity in our partnerships through providing career resources, running digital events, programs and publications.
What We Do
APYD is a for-youth run-by-youth organization with online and in-person operations including:
We use these platforms to connect Pacific Islander, New Zealander and Australian youth, build knowledge and facilitate engagement in regional issues.
To build and nurture a robust relationship between youth in the Pacific Islands, New Zealand and Australia based on collaboration, cultural diplomacy and to help shape the future of the Australia-Pacific Islands relationship.
We welcome the participation of youth from all communities within the Australia-Pacific region and aim to promote diversity in our partnerships across the area.
We invite collaborative engagement that supports an enduring and mutually-beneficial relationship.
3. Constructive dialogue
We facilitate a space for robust discussion that promotes different ideas and perspectives.
Above all, we strive to empower young leaders in the Australia-Pacific region to make a positive difference to our collective regional community.