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Generation Now: Young Voices of Change

“We need to acknowledge and recognize the contributions of young people,” affirmed UN Secretary-General Envoy for Youth Ahmad Alhendawi in addressing over 120 public, private, civil society, and youth leaders who convened at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, DC, on October 8 to discuss the impact of today’s global movement of youth-led social change.

2013 Laureate Global Fellows Celebrated in Brazil

Representing 18 countries and tackling a wide range of issues, the 2013 Laureate Global Fellows convened in São Paulo, Brazil last week for advanced leadership training and networking, celebrating the power of youth to solve urgent challenges in their communities.

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Laureate Education & International Youth Foundation Announce YouthActionNet® Program Commitment at The Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

Laureate Education, in partnership with the International Youth Foundation (IYF), announced a Commitment to Action at today’s Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting. Through its commitment to the YouthActionNet® Program for Young Social Entrepreneurs, Laureate will fully support the...

Youth Leaders in Turkey to Benefit from Expansion of IYF’s YouthActionNet® Program

The BILGI Young Social Entrepreneurs Awards program was officially launched at a ceremony at the Modern Arts Museum on Bilgi University’s Santral Campus. Each year, the program will provide ten young leaders in Turkey with training, networking, and advocacy...