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The European Youth Forum. # YFJ - who we are # YFJ - what we do # youth and UN # YFJ and UN # YD and YFJ. Our Vision. # to be the voice of young people in Europe, where young people are equal citizens and are encouraged and supported to achieve their fullest potential as global citizens.

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our vision
Our Vision...

# to be the voice of young people in Europe, where young people are equal citizens and are encouraged and supported to achieve their fullest potential as global citizens

our mission
Our Mission...

# The YFJ works to empower young people to participate actively in society to improve their own lives, by representing and advocating their needs and interests and those of their organizations

# The YFJ is an independent, democratic, youth-led platform, representing national youth councils and international youth organizations from across Europe

in short
In short:

# independent, democratic, youth-led

# platform for (98)

- National Youth Councils

- International Youth Organizations

# advocacy

# empowerment

# support

cooperation with institutions
Cooperation with Institutions...

# European Union

# Council of Europe

# United Nations

...and related entities / agencies

and other partners from civil society
...andotherpartnersfromcivilsociety

# european networks (e.g. EYV 2011 ALLIANCE, YEA, education ...)

# regional youth platforms

# ICMYO

# ...

strategic priorities
Strategic Priorities

# education

# youth work development

# participation and youth policy mainstreaming

# human rights

# employment and social affairs

our workplan 2011 2012
our workplan (2011/2012)

# young volunteers: builders of european societiy

# strong youth organizations for stronger civil society

# a rights-based approach for an in-clusive and participatory europe

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# The creativity, energy and passion of young people are indispensable for tackling global challenges.

(Ban Ki-Moon)

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The World is YOUTHful...

# more than half of the world‘s population is under 25 years old

slide13

Vote with your feet...

do you agree that

# it’s easy for youth organisations to influence the work of the United Nations.

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Vote with your feet...

do youagreethat

# toomuchmoneyisspent on UN Youth Summitswithtoolittleimpact.

where is is the un youthful
Where is is the UN YOUTHful?

# resolutions on youth: Every two years (Portugal, Senegal, Moldova) – UNGA / CSocD

# World Youth Conferences (Mexico 2010)

# UN High-Level Meeting on Youth (USA 2011)

# MDG Review 2010: Report from the Secretary General, High-Level Segment

where is is the un youthful1
Where is is the UN YOUTHful?

# UN Program on Youth: World Youth Reports, Goals and targets for the UN World Program of Action for Youth

# Inter-Agency Network on Youth Development: coordination among UN entities working on Youth

# ...

the wpay
The WPAY

# 10th anniversary for the International Youth Year

# The UN adopts the World Programme of Action for Youth (WPAY)

# A MUST READ

year 1995
# YEAR 1995

10 priorityareas

# Education # Employment

# Hunger andPoverty # Health

# Environment # Drug Abuse

# Leisure

# Juvenile Delinquency

# Girls and Young Women

# Participation

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# YEAR 2005

UNGA Plenary Session - theUNGA adopts5 newpriorityareas:

# Globalization

# ICT

# HIV/AIDS

# ArmedConflict

# Intergenerational Relations

the yfj and the un
The YFJ and the UN

# ECOSOC consultative status

# UN program on youth / UN focal point on youth

# other youth programmes / sections

- UN-HABITAT

- UNFPA

- UNICEF

- ...

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# advisors to the UN

# actingonbehalfoftheircountries

# part ofofficialdelegations

cooperation with un yd
cooperation with UN YD

# explicit wish from our member organizations

# part of our mission (support, empowement, global citizens)

# partners in the UN field

# together with ICMYO partners

youth delegates
YOUTH Delegates..

@General Assembly

@CSoC

@CSD

@CSW

@UNFCCC

@AoC

@...

with diverse but similar concepts

ingredients for a successful yd program
Ingredientsfor a successful YD program:

(1/2)

# background organization(s)

- sustainability

- support

- expertise

# hand over

# focus on participation

# open, transparent, inclusive

# legitimacy / representativity

ingredients for a successful yd program1
Ingredientsfor a successful YD program:

(1/2)

# consultations

# defined mandate and term

# preparation

# close and sustainable cooperation with ministries / PM

what we do
What we do:

# support / advise for the development of new YD programs

# communication with background organizations

# UN advocacy meeting

# presence (usually CSocD and UNGA)

# follow-up (support)

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