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Friday 22 November 2013


Video highlights of the Global Youth Conference

The International Federation’s Youth Engagement Strategy has been adopted by the General Assembly, at its meeting in Sydney. The below video, which was shown as part of the youth presentation, …

Friday 15 November 2013


Humanitarian challenges and the role of youth

At the Global Youth Conference, the Under Secretary General of National Society and Knowledge Development at the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), Mr. Matthias Schmale, …

Thursday 14 November 2013


Youth Commission Chair discusses GYC on national radio

Youth Commission Chair Ashanta Osborne-Moses has appeared on Australian national radio to discuss the Global Youth Conference, and the work of young humanitarians around the globe. Via the link below …

Wednesday 13 November 2013


Youth and setting a vision of the world beyond 2015

The following is a transcript of a speech delivered at the 2013 Global Youth Conference by Matthias Schmale, Under Secretary General of National Society and Knowledge Development at the International Federation …

Tuesday 12 November 2013


Youth leaders live on national television

Youth delegate Abdullah Albunni of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent Society and Chris Kwong, youth representative on the Australian Red Cross board, fronted ABC TV on Sunday 10 November to …

Monday 11 November 2013

Hala Mohamed of the Swedish Red Cross presents her input during the Global Youth Conference

Global Youth Conference: Youth on the front lines

From the front lines to the front office: Youth call for greater role in humanitarian decision-making Imagine a world where communities hit by major disasters suffer minimal losses and recover …


Matthias Schmale’s closing remarks of the GYC

The depth of discussion and level of engagement and energy by all of you over the past few days has been impressive.  The atmosphere and spirit with which you have …

Sunday 10 November 2013


GYC highlights video – day 1

Check out this short video of the best bits of the first half of the Global Youth Conference including the dazzling opening ceremony and most inspirational moments of day one. …

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