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Become a Young ASEAN Storyteller!

The ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity is inviting young creatives and content creators from ASEAN to join the Young ASEAN Storytellers (YAS). Twenty young leaders aged 18-35 from Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Loa PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Viet Nam will be selected to create powerful stories of conservation throught creativity.

What stories can be told?

  1. ASEAN, our home
    • exceptional stories behind the ASEAN's rich flora and fauna, and how their habitats are kept healthy and protected.
    • documenting rere species or habitats and their vital role in ASEAN.
  2. ASEAN, our heritage
    • inspiring stories of people who in their own way, honour our intricate link with nature.
    • local culture, food, and livelihoods that showcase the rich natural heritage of the ASEAN and the various ways we benefit from it.

The 20 selected YAS will receive:

  • a fully-funded trip to an AHP in their country
  • a grant to produce their stories
  • training sessions on key biodiversity and communication topics
  • a platform for a virtual/physical exhibit
  • other learning opportunities

Deadline extended 15 April 2022. For further information, visit

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