EP13 Strength of Youth’s Power and How to Better Make Use of It
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"First on air 29 May 2021"

Recent years have seen a rise in activities and campaigns calling for a fairer and safer society that are led by young people. They want to play a more active role in solving problems that affect them and their society. However, in spite of their great potential and enthusiasm, there are not many adults who actually acknowledge positive energy of the youth. The United Nations has reported that this lack of acknowledgment was due to adults’ beliefs that young people were inexperienced and short on resources and that they tend to challenge established institutions. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Siripan Nogsuan Sawasdee, head of Department of Government, discusses how young people could better utilize their energy, while Artima Sompoh, president of Young Asean Leaders Policy Initiative 2021 and a fourth-year student in international relations, talks about the role and activities of this youth forum. Both are from Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University.