Yogyakarta (ANTARA News) - One hundred and thirty three students from 39 countries and 100 members of an Indonesian delegation are studying various Balinese cultures during the International Youth Forum (IYF) 2016 in Bali.

An Indonesian participant said here on Friday that these students from around the world are discussing topics related to culture.

Students are discussing several topics such as policy making process and implementation of policies related to culture to prepare people to face global challenges.

The IYF participants also shared their experiences in preserving cultural values in this global era.

The International Youth Forum 2016, which is being held in Bali from October 11-14, has been organized by the Indonesian Education and Culture Ministry, in collaboration with UNESCO.

The forum promotes the theme of "Culture for an Inclusive Sustainable Planet," and is a place for younger generation to play an active role in resolving global issues through culture.

The participants came up with a youth action plan that will involve the youth to become an agent of change to respond to global challenges.(*)

Editor: Heru Purwanto
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