World Youth Conference 2010: Registration opened

The World Youth Conference 2010 will take place in Mexico City August 23 – 29. From August 23 – 25 an NGO Conference will take place – in the run up to the Ministers’ Conference and the Parliamentarians’ Conference. 420 participants will be selected for the NGO Conference. Register your application online

Commission for Social Development just around the corner

The 48th session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD) will take place at the UN’s headquarter in New York February 3 – 12. The CSocD is one of the functional Commissiond of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and consists of 46 members elected by the ECOSOC. Is your country a member? Check the listContinue reading “Commission for Social Development just around the corner”

ICMYO 2009 – Preparations started

On 12 March the first preparation meeting for the International Coordination Meeting of Youth Organisations took place at the European Youth Centre in Strasbourg, France. This year the ICMYO will be hosted and co-organised by the Council of Europe between the 3rd and the 5th of June, in connection with the 5th Anniversary of theContinue reading “ICMYO 2009 – Preparations started”

Volunteering, Children and Youth the right to participate

You are warmly welcome to United Nations Commission for Social Development, 47th session Side-event hosted by Finland in co-operation with the European Youth Forum with active participation from the Youth NGOs participating in the International Coordination Meeting of Youth Organisations (ICMYO). Date and Time: February 6th, lunch time (13:00-14:30) Place: the Consulate General of Finland,Continue reading “Volunteering, Children and Youth the right to participate”

Development Needs Youth! Available Online

The European Youth Forum published a new and updated version of Development Needs Youth! This new version feature a foreword from the European Commissioner for Development, Mr. Louis Michel, and includes  projects from many European Youth Forum Member Organisations and from ICMYO partners on various areas of implementation of the World Programme of Action forContinue reading “Development Needs Youth! Available Online”

Youth Organisations meeting with Assistant Secretary General of the UN on 10 October 2008

In the letter to H.E UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon 25 Global Youth Organisations and Regional Youth Platforms requested a meeting with the Secretary General. As a response to that letter the organisations participating to the International Coordination Meeting of Youth Organisations which where present in New York during the General Assembly of the United Nations (European YouthContinue reading “Youth Organisations meeting with Assistant Secretary General of the UN on 10 October 2008”

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?”