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Update on Global Youth Development Agenda

As part of its expanding focus on the global youth unemployment crisis, IYF is sponsoring a three-day event in Lima, Peru, November 17 to 19, to build and strengthen multi-sector alliances that will better prepare youth in Latin America and the Caribbean for decent jobs. The event, which will...

New Global Effort Unveiled to Reduce Youth Unemployment Crisis

A record high global unemployment rate among today’s youth, further exacerbated by the continuing world economic downturn, is the impetus behind a global effort announced today by the International Youth Foundation (IYF).  IYF, a global nonprofit organization supporting youth development...

International Youth Foundation & Nokia Honor 20 Youth Leaders

On the evening of October 6, the International Youth Foundation and Nokia will honor 20 outstanding young social entrepreneurs from 18 countries at an awards ceremony to be held at the Finnish Embassy in...

International Youth Foundation Releases Third Edition of YOUth Magazine

Young people are being hit the hardest in the economic downturn. The numbers of unemployed youth worldwide are rising. What can be done about it? These are the dominant themes of the Spring 2009 edition of YOUth, the award-winning publication of the International Youth Foundation. In its “...