About the Committee?
The organising committee of AGA 2017 is the ASEAN Youth Organization of Australia (AYO Australia).
AYO Australia is an international non-governmental organisation that focuses on spreading awareness on ASEAN, and fostering long-lasting friendships among the youth through efforts surrounding youth empowerment and community engagement. Founded in August 13 2015, AYO Australia comprises of youth members and volunteers aged 17-40 years old.
AYO is currently headquartered in Jakarta, Indonesia, where the ASEAN secretariat is located. Apart from this, the organisation is present in all ASEAN states through the respective AYO networks. Additionally, AYO is also present in non-ASEAN states, such as Australia and Japan. Through these networks, the youth can build upon their existing interests in ASEAN, and participate in open discussions to spread awareness on ASEAN, by engaging the youth and the community.