The Johor International Youth Hub (HAB)
Iskandar Malaysia through its Comprehensive Development Plan ii (CDPii) highlights the importance of youths as part of its social inclusiveness agenda within the region. This encompasses initiatives and programs for youths to reduce barriers to employment and education opportunities, increase active economic participation through entrepreneurship activities, upgrade the quality of life as well as increase youth participation in the community-based activities.
True to its tagline “for youth and by youth”, HAB is about youth empowerment where the youths are involved in all stages in its development from planning, designing and moving forward in sustaining the HAB. Served as a conduit to inculcate the government’s agenda in a casual and fun manner to meet the needs of the younger generation, the concept of HAB is divided into three tiers: