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Join us in August 2023 in New York City

Applications are open for the 2023 Youth Assembly!

The Youth Assembly is a global platform that cultivates an international network of young leaders and changemakers through exchange, education, action and impact. Join us to:

  • Connect with like-minded peers, trailblazers, and influencers,
  • Develop global competence and critical skills, and
  • Transform your vision for a better future into action.
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NOVEMBER 14, 2022 8 AM EST

Setting the 28th Youth Assembly Agenda with Insights from the New Youth Advisory Council

The Youth Assembly Advisory Council’s eight appointed outstanding youth will help shape the agenda for the 28th Youth Assembly on August 11-13, 2023 in NYC. At this recent webinar, hear from youth around the world about their global and local priorities as we discuss the theme for next year. Results from the Global Survey were presented where hundreds of youths’ voices were heard on setting the agenda for the Youth Assembly.

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The Youth Assembly Program Includes:

Keynote Talks

Get inspired by today’s trailblazers and influencers

Thematic Discussions

Interact with panels of experts and leaders in various areas of inquiry

Skill-Building Workshops

Engage in in-depth discussions or activities to develop practical skills

AFS Award for Young Global Citizens Finals

Finalists pitch their ideas to distinguished panel of judges for funding

Networking

Make connections with young leaders from all over the world

Awards

Find out the winners of the Outstanding Youth Delegate Award

Field Visits

Get an inside look into the working of global and national institutions and organizations

Special Events

Make new friends or collaborators through special dinners, CultureFest and more

Who Can Attend?

The Youth Assembly brings together the world’s foremost young leaders and changemakers. The Youth Assembly delegates, age 18 to 32, come from over 100 countries and possess strong leadership potential as well as keen interest in global issues.

Meet our alumni

The 2022 Youth Assembly was supported by:

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