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Celebrating Malaysian teens through one-minute videos


The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the Ministry of Education invite media outlets in Malaysia to witness and share video stories produced by Malaysian teens. 

Graduation Ceremony and Dinner for “theoneminutesJr.”
Premier screening of one-minute videos produced by 20 Malaysian teens

Monday, 9 January 2009  ●  8:10 pm – 10:10 pm

• Malaysian teens from  
  theoneminutesjr Workshop
  (please refer to list of names)

• YBhg Dato’ Hj. Alimuddin B. Hj. Mohd. Dom
   Director-General, Ministry of Education

• Mr. Youssouf Oomar
  UNICEF Representative, Malaysia
  UNICEF Special Representative, Brunei

Malacca Straits Hotel
Jalan Chan Koon Cheng
Off Jalan Parameswara, Melaka

Although children and young people under 18 years old form one third or more of their nation’s population in many parts of the developing and under-developed world, few ever have the chance to be heard. Guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child, UNICEF works to change this situation by providing young people with innovative platforms to express themselves on issues that affect their lives, to create awareness in their communities and influence decision-making. Theoneminutesjr is one such project which equips young people with technical skills to utilise digital media to share their stories using their own words. Young people involved in media projects gain confidence in being part of a process, in which they exchange ideas, make decisions, take action and can see the tangible results of their efforts.


A CD-ROM with a selection of photographs from the five-day Workshop will be shared with attending media.

For more information:

Indra Kumari Nadchatram
(03) 20959157 • (+6) 013 3663452 •

Shiao Eek, Tee
(03) 20959154 • (+6) 012 2070138 •





theoneminutesjr Workshop, Malaysia

Daily Lives & Dreams
  Malacca, Malaysia
  5-9 February 2009

 • List of Participants
 • Program Brief

ICDB 2009


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