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IYF Launches New DIY Video Learning Series on the Principles for Digital Development

Today, IYF launches the first video from a new series of nine training videos meant to educate IYF staff, as well as others, about the Principles for Digital Development—what they are, why they’re important, and how they can inform and...

Reflecting, Learning, and Celebrating: How Youth Opportunity Ambassadors are Recognizing Latinx Heritage Month

The Latin culture is a rich ingredient in the melting pot that is the United States. Latinx Heritage Month, sometimes known as Hispanic Heritage...

Honoring International Youth Day, YO Ambassadors Amplify the Issues They Care About Most

(Photo by Wylly Suhendra, Unsplash)

Since 1965, the United Nations has made a concentrated effort to promote youth development. What began as the Declaration on the Promotion Among Youth of the Ideals of Peace, Mutual Respect and Understanding Between Peoples evolved into the...

What Do International Youth Day and IYF's New Podcast Have in Common?

Officially, International Youth Day was born on December 17, 1999, when the U.N. General Assembly endorsed a recommendation which was made on August 12, 1998, by the first assembly of the World Conference of Ministers Responsible for Youth.