IYF

IYF

At a glance

Causes

  • Local / community
  • Training / employment support
  • Women
  • Young people

Other details

Geographical remit: 
International

Objectives

 

The Fédération Internationale de la Jeunesse in English International Youth Federation (IYF), is an international non-profit youth organizations network governed by the present Statutes and the Swiss Civil Code. It is neutral politically, and non-denominational, aim to empower youth worldwide. The IYF is a part of the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Youth Network.

Activities

  • To improve the status of youth and promote cooperation between youth associations in different countries (or persons acting in place thereof).
  • To collect information about the state of affairs and practical conditions relating to youth and in different countries and to disseminate such information among members.
  • To increase the knowledge and understanding of youth issues among private individuals and government bodies of importance and influence, and to speak with a common voice in all matters relating to the aforementioned objectives.
  • To communicate with any government or public body, and to cooperate with them or any other Institution, association or person for any purpose contributing to the attainment of the aforementioned objectives.
  • To establish the conditions for successful knowledge and technology transfer within the particular countries and internationally via the Learning HUB, working under the supervision of IYF Office.
  • To raise the appreciation of youth achievements worldwide.
  • To perform all necessary activities to encourage and promote youth empowerment.

Current opportunities

IYF
London (Central), EC1A 2BN or Remote

The Chief leads IYF headquarters communications team and is responsible for developing the IYF’s global communications strategy and related...

IYF
London (Central), EC1A 2BN or Remote

The Executive Director (ED) provides overall leadership, strategic guidance, and oversight of the International Youth Academy.