Follow-up is Our Key to Success

By: Christopher Derige Malano, Pax Romana Ensuring our voices are taken seriously; that was what we aimed to do. This was the last opportunity for us to meet together face-to-face before the actual World Youth Conference (WYC) later this summer in August in Leon, Mexico. The Social Forum Committee (SOFOC) came together for the fourthContinue reading “Follow-up is Our Key to Success”

ICMYO 2010: Preparing for the International Year on Youth

Stefan Wallin, Finnish minister of Culture and Sports, opened the International Coordination Meeting of Youth Organisations 2010. He expressed support to the activities carried out by civil society towards the International Year on Youth and the World Youth Conference. He also expressed interest in the work of various youth organisations on youth rights and challenged theContinue reading “ICMYO 2010: Preparing for the International Year on Youth”

ICMYO 2010 kick-off: Youth, development and security

Around 30 participants from Finnish governmental and non-governmental structures joined a range of international guests for the welcoming seminar of ICMYO 2010. Among the highlights were former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Erkki Tuomioja, and Ms Anke Green from the UN Program on Youth. The 2010 edition of the International Coordination Meeting of Youth OrganisationsContinue reading “ICMYO 2010 kick-off: Youth, development and security”