Mohd Izzat Afifi Abdul Hamid

President, Malaysian Youth Council


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Mohd Izzat Afifi Abdul Hamid is the President of Malaysian Youth Council (MBM). He is also the Managing Partner at Messrs. Izzat Afifi & Co. since 2019.

He holds a Bachelor of Laws from the International Islamic University Malaysia. Professional certificate as follows: Practicing Certificate, High Court of Malaya, Course on International Covenant on Civil & Political Rights, and The Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law & Human Rights, Switzerland.

He has held various positions at the Malaysian Youth Council & International Youth such as President, Pahang Youth Council; Vice President, Malaysian Youth Council; Malaysian Permanent Representative to Committee for ASEAN Youth Cooperation; National Youth Delegate, Commonwealth Youth Council; Assistant Secretary General, Pahang Youth Council; Executive Council (Exco), Malaysian Youth Council; and Supreme Council Member, Malaysian Youth Council.

Past positions held at the Scouts Association of Malaysia: National Headquarters Commissioner,
Pahang State Assistant Chief Commissioner, Member, Constitution & Legal Committee, World Organisation of Scouts Movement, and Founder & Chairman, National Rover Scouts Council.

Fellowship: Council Member, Consultative Council on Foreign Policy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2022)
Board Member, International Youth Centre, Ministry of Youth & Sports (2022); Council Member, Drug Prevention Association of Malaysia (PEMADAM) (2022); Member, National Action Council on Cost of Living (NACCOL), Ministry of Domestic Trade & Consumer Affairs (2022); Fellow, Concerned Lawyers for Justice (since 2018); Malaysian Alliance of Civil Society Organisations in the UPR Process (MACSA) (2017-2019).

Awards
National Youth Award (2020), State of Pahang Youth Award (2020), Messengers of Peace Award, World Organisation of Scouts Movement (2015), 2016 – Pingat Jasa Pengakap, Pingat Peringatan 100 Tahun Persekutuan Pengakap Malaysia, Pingat Peringatan 100 Tahun Pengakap Pahang, and Sijil Kepujian Ketua Pengakap Negara.