FALL 2017 YSEALI Academic Fellowship Institutes

Applications for the FALL 2017 YSEALI Academic Fellowship Institutes on Civic Engagement, Environmental Issues, and Social Entrepreneurship are now open. The programs will take place from September through November 2017 and will be hosted at five separate universities. Deadline for the application to be received by U.S. Embassy Bangkok is 11:59 pm on Sunday, May 14, ... Read More»

Mekong River Project 2016

On December 18th-22nd, 42 youth leaders from Myanmar, Laos, and Thailand get together in Chiang Rai, Thailand to participate in the Mekong River Project 2016. This program aims at empowering the youth from vulnerable communities around the Golden Triangle as “Mekong River Ambassadors” through creation of an eco-tourist circuit in the region; at the same ... Read More»

Tour of Wat Chai with YSEALI and World Monuments Fund

Ambassador Glyn Davies and Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Haymond were treated to an evening stroll around Wat Chai Wattanaram, along with members of our Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI), on Wednesday, December 7. Under the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation, the World Monuments Fund and the Royal Thai Government are conserving Wat ... Read More»

SPRING 2017 YSEALI Academic Fellowship Institutes

Applications for the SPRING 2017 YSEALI Academic Fellowship Institutes on Civic Engagement, Environmental Issues, and Social Entrepreneurship are now open. The programs will take place from February through April 2017 and will be hosted at five separate universities. Deadline for the application to be received by U.S. Embassy Bangkok is 11:59 pm on Thursday, October ... Read More»

10th Anniversary of YES Program

The U.S. Embassy celebrated 10 years of the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) program on Thursday, Sept. 22 with a reception hosted by Ambassador Glyn Davies. This popular exchange program sends over 900 high-school students from around the world annually to spend a year in the U.S., studying in American high schools. YES alumni ... Read More»

YSEALI U.S. Election Debate Camp – Chiang Mai

On September 18, YSEALI gathered over 30 youth from every region of Thailand to attend a debate camp at Payap University in Chiang Mai. The two winners, Mr. Sila Thongborisute and Mr.Sirasith Suchartlikitwongse, will compete in the final debate at U.S. Embassy Bangkok’s Election Watch Event on November 9 with Ambassador Glyn Davies! Read More»

YSEALI Alumni Thematic International Exchange Seminar Reception

On July 12, Ambassador Glyn T. Davies hosted a reception at his residence in honor of 40 youth leaders who are now attending the YSEALI Alumni Thematic International Exchange Seminar (TIES). During the seminar, the participants explored issues of shared values and discovered ways to inspire positive community action, volunteerism, and grassroots mobilization in local ... Read More»

Anti-Human Trafficking Workshop 2016

Thailand YSEALI-Combating Against Human Trafficking Group, Project Liber8 youth group from Malaysia, and World Vision Foundation of Thailand co-organize Anti-Human Trafficking Workshop 2016 for 34 youth leaders from Thailand and Malaysia at Al Meroz Hotel in Bangkok on June 7-10, 2016. The project aims to equip participants with the knowledge to disseminate information about human ... Read More»

Ambassador Davies welcomed Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative Alumni

U.S. Ambassador Glyn T. Davies welcomed and engaged with 40 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) alumni at the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok on May 19. This is yet the biggest reunion of Thai YSEALI alumni in Thailand and it kicks-off a two-day Thailand YSEALI Alumni Summit. The overall goal of the Summit is to discuss and plan ways to ... Read More»
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