2001 + 10 What does volunteering represent for us?

7 Regional Youth Platforms and 18 International Non Governmental Youth Organisations participating to the International Coordination Meeting of Youth Organisations (ICMYO) submitted a statement in preparation of the 10th anniversary of 2001 International Year of Volunteering and in view of the current negotiations being held at the 63rd Session of the United Nations General AssemblyContinue reading “2001 + 10 What does volunteering represent for us?”

Youth Organisations address a letter to mr. Ban Ki Moon

At their International Coordination Meeting in Cairo, Regional Youth Platforms and International Non Governmental Youth Organisations agreed to send a letter to the Secretary General of the United Nations. The letter has been sent this week and it highlights three main concerns of the global youth movement: The increasingly importance of youth in the globalContinue reading “Youth Organisations address a letter to mr. Ban Ki Moon”

Getting ready for the UN General Assembly 2008

Youth Organisations participating to the International Coordination Meeting of Youth Organisations, such as the Scout Movement, and the National Youth Delegates , convened by the European Youth Forum for its first European UN Youth Advocacy Meeting to prepare for the upcoming UN General Assembly. The meeting was hosted by the Finnish Youth Cooperation – Allianssi,Continue reading “Getting ready for the UN General Assembly 2008”

Ban ki-Moon must take youth seriously!

High-level representatives of youth organisations from all continents met with several UN agencies and other intergovernmental institutions in Cairo, for the 5th International Coordination Meeting of Youth Organisations which took place between the 15 and the 17 June 2008. One of the conclusions was that the UN must put youth back on the agenda andContinue reading “Ban ki-Moon must take youth seriously!”

Huge interest in the Alliance of Civilisations Youth Fund

During the International Coordination Meeting for Youth Organisations (ICMYO) in Cairo (15-17 June 2008 ) Mr. Daanish Masood from the Alliance of Civilisations presented the future plans of the alliance to work with youth. And the response was massive. Youth one of four priorities Working with young people is one of the four priorities ofContinue reading “Huge interest in the Alliance of Civilisations Youth Fund”

Invitation to next ICMYO meeting!

Click here to access the documents for the next meeting! (password is needed to access the documents) Brussels and Geneva, 18 April 2008 Invitation to International Co-ordination Meeting of Youth Organisations (ICMYO) Cairo, Egypt – 14-17 June 2008 Dear Mr./Ms. President/Secretary General, We are delighted to announce that the fifth meeting of ICMYO (the InternationalContinue reading “Invitation to next ICMYO meeting!”

The 46th Session of the CSocD approaching

From the 6th to the 15th February 2008 the the Commission for Social Development (CSocD) will be meeting at the UN HQ in New York. The CSocD is one of the ten functional commissions established by the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) since 1946 to advise and assist it in carrying its work.Continue reading “The 46th Session of the CSocD approaching”

Invitation to International Co-ordination Meeting of Youth Organisations (ICMYO) and Civil Society Development Forum, 27-30 June 2007

We are delighted to announce that the fourth meeting of ICMYO (the International Coordination Meeting of Youth Organisations) will take place on 27- 30 June 2007 in Geneva. The meeting will be held in conjunction with the Civil Society Forum organised by CONGO (Conference of NGOs) Geneva, and we hope very much that your organisationContinue reading “Invitation to International Co-ordination Meeting of Youth Organisations (ICMYO) and Civil Society Development Forum, 27-30 June 2007”