a) To provide an opportunity for the former participating youth of the SWY program (hereafter ex-PYs) from various countries and different participating years to meet, and by sharing thoughts, strengthen their international alumni network,
b) To provide opportunities for the ex-PYs to learn about the culture and people of the visiting country,
c) To provide opportunities to the ex-PYs to be engaged in volunteer activities so that they can contribute to the society,
d) To share information about post-program activities that are taking place around the world, and
e) To revitalize SWYAA by hosting or participating in the Global Assembly.
The SWYAA Global Assembly is hosted by the International Youth Exchange Organization of Japan (IYEO) and the Ship for World Youth Alumni Association (SWYAA), co-hosted and coordinated by the SWYAA of the visiting country. This SWYAA Global Assembly takes place in conjunction with the Conference for Post-Program Activities.