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INTERNATIONAL YOUTH FORUM ON PEACE, SOCIAL JUSTICE & SDG's

14 - 15 September 2019,Chennai | India

INTERNATIONAL YOUTH FORUM

The International Youth Forum (IYF) is a platform that provide young people with the opportunity to present their concerns and ideas to Member States and help shape the direction of World Development. 

Every year young people from different entities come together at the IYF to discuss and debate thematic areas of concern. The forum culminates in a series of recommended actions to be presented at the International Entities i.e United Nations.

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IMPACT

Participate and engage in new initiatives and opportunities to bring real impact to local and global communities.

DIALOGUE

Join a cross-sectoral and multi-stakeholder dialogue on current global development and pursuit of Peace, social justice and SDG’s.

IDEATION

Co-create and design solutions that drive action for sustainable development, Peace building, Human Rights.

NETWORKS

Build partnerships and motivation through connecting with influential young leaders, experts and practitioners in global issues

#IYFIndia2019
14 - 15 September 2019,
Chennai, India

If you are passionate about leading change in World, Then we want to work with you to ensure a Bright future for next generation. With the Moto 
“Moving From Policy to Action –
Investing On Youth and Ensuring Leaving No Youth Behind”

Our Team

The International Youth Forum team is an esteemed passionate young people from around the world who are advocating on the topic of human rights and sustainable development goals, being determined to the change the world and secure a better future for the coming generations. It was started with the thought that Another World is needed and together it’s possible.

Sustainable Development Goals

Thanks to millions of people taking action and a massive global effort, we have already made real progress. The number of people living in poverty has fallen to less than half of its 1990 level. Over two billion people gained access to better drinking water. The share of slum dwellers living in cities fell, improving the lives of at least 100 million people!

Yet, 1.4 billion people still live in extreme poverty. Every 4 seconds a child dies from preventable causes and over 900 million, particularly women and young people, suffer from chronic hunger. Meanwhile our population is set to rise to 9.5 billion by 2050 and the food system is at breaking point.

Climate change threatens to destroy the lives of millions more and undo all the progress we have made so far. Inequality is growing everywhere and human rights are being undermined in the worlds most fragile and conflict affected countries while the world economy continues to falter.

Our Experts say

IYF engagement and Youth partnership is always the essential step toward accomplishing sustainable development goals. With this objective this year international youth day celebration was with the slogan ‘Safe Spaces for Youth’.
Phoolam Chaudhary
UN Permanent Forum On Indigenous Issues-UNPFII
Thanks to the IYF for hosting the event here in Nepal. Large numbers of diverse youth are present in this conference and it is very proud moment as we can see youth are interested in Human right and development.
Prof. Dr. Pam Rajput​
Vice –President –Mahila Dakshata Samiti / Women, 2030 Chandigarh
Thanks for IYF to organise and for inviting energetic youth from different part of the world and able to grab concrete idea.If we hope for change it can be through the youth that is IYF doing here. IYF has the vision of making world Sustainable.
Madhav Prasad Dhungel​
National Youth Council Nepal, Ministry of Youth and Sports
IYF gives Hope to all Young peoples and also Substantive equality, fair distribution of opportunities and resource for development are main part of equality.IYF has provided common ground to collaborate and raise the voice. So let’s be together for the goal.
Bandana Rana
UN CEDAW

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Department of Health, Govt of Tamilnadu
Government of India

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