new ICMYO task force – bigger than ever!

The focus of the last day of the ICYMO meeting was on evaluation, exchange and identifying areas where ICMYO participating organizations could work together to maximize the opportunities to promote the participation of young people and the role of youth organizations during the coming year. As well as evaluation of the Networking Days – theContinue reading “new ICMYO task force – bigger than ever!”

A success story – ICMYO’s networking day for youth organizations in Cairo, Egypt

What is the role of youth movements after the Arab Spring? This was the question posed by the high-level panel organized during the International Co-ordination Meeting of Youth Organizations (ICMYO) Networking Day taking place in Cairo, Egypt on 8th September. Mr. Mohamed Refay, Vice-Minister of Youth attended the meeting and stressed the importance of cooperationContinue reading “A success story – ICMYO’s networking day for youth organizations in Cairo, Egypt”

ICMYO meeting – report of first day

The eighth International Coordination Meeting of Youth Organizations (ICMYO) taking place at the Cairo International Scout Centre, Egypt is now underway. One of the themes of this year’s meeting is about understanding some of the local issues young people are facing in the region and making the connections from the local to the global level.Continue reading “ICMYO meeting – report of first day”

Networking Day by ICMYO – 8th September 2012, Cairo, Egypt

REGISTER NOW – CLICK HERE The eighth International Coordination Meeting of Youth Organizations (ICMYO) will take place on 7-9 September at the Cairo International Scout Centre, Egypt, and uniquely ICMYO is organising a local “Networking Day” on September 8th 2012 in Cairo from 09.00 to 18.00. The Networking Day is an excellent opportunity for localContinue reading “Networking Day by ICMYO – 8th September 2012, Cairo, Egypt”

ICMYO 2012 – 7-9 September 2012 – Cairo, Egypt

We are delighted to announce that the eighth International Coordination Meeting of Youth Organizations will take place 7th, 8th and 9th September at the Cairo International Scout Centre, Egypt. ICMYO is an informal network of 28 membership-based International Youth NGOs (INGYOs) and Regional Youth Platforms (RYPs). ICMYO is a meeting where principles of and strategiesContinue reading “ICMYO 2012 – 7-9 September 2012 – Cairo, Egypt”

ICMYO Taskforce Meets in Geneva

Geneva, Switzerland was once again the venue for the meeting of the ICMYO Taskforce, which took place on the weekend of 28-29 April. The World Alliance of YMCAs were gracious hosts. Throughout the year, the Taskforce encourages the participating organizations of ICMYO to become involved and work together on the various global processes and opportunitiesContinue reading “ICMYO Taskforce Meets in Geneva”

Letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon regarding the Special Advisor on Youth

March 6, 2012 – Today several partners that are part of the International Coordination Meeting of Youth Organizations (ICMYO) have signed and submitted an open letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, putting forward expectations and recommendations regarding the appointment of the Special Advisor on Youth. You can read the letter here:

ICMYO Press Release: Global youth organisations demand action at UN high‐level meeting on youth

New York, July 26, 2011 – In his opening speech at the UN High Level Meeting Ban Ki-Moon asked all of the youth delegates present directly, “Are we doing enough for you? Can we do more?” The participating organisations of ICMYO joined the chorus of the youth in the General Assembly Hall and shouted, “No!”Continue reading “ICMYO Press Release: Global youth organisations demand action at UN high‐level meeting on youth”

Highlights from the 2nd day of ICMYO 2011 – by Paola Silva, IFLRY

Early Sunday morning, not precisely the day and time when people are used to seeing young people gathered to work, but indeed it happened. The session started with the proposal from the European Youth Forum about the common statement on the situation in Norway. ICMYO organizations agreed to support the proposal and the statement willContinue reading “Highlights from the 2nd day of ICMYO 2011 – by Paola Silva, IFLRY”

Speech by Mr Romulo Dantas by the opening of the UN High-Level Meeting on Youth

Good morning, I wish all of you here today a very good High Level Meeting It is not every day that someone has the opportunity to invite Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Mr. Joseph Deiss and Alek Wek to come and visit my old street. I come from Sao Paulo, Brazil, from one of the most violentContinue reading “Speech by Mr Romulo Dantas by the opening of the UN High-Level Meeting on Youth”