Meet Experts from NYU and UPenn

This special online event offered a behind-the-scenes look at what is in store for this year’s AFS Youth Assembly. You had the opportunity to hear from AFS and our partners at New York University (NYU) and Penn Center for Social Impact Strategy. These experts shared insights into how you can get empowered with new skills and strengthen your action network with AFS Youth Assembly program packages. Watch the recording below!

Discover Delegate Opportunities

Watch this recording to find out about how you can win a $10,000 award, get recognized on the main stage in front of hundreds of people or get to showcase your impact to other Youth Assembly Delegates.

  • Get practical advice from one of last year’s winner Larissa Cevallos what to keep in mind when preparing your successful AFS Young Global Citizen Award application
  • Learn from Nadine Khawli how she wrote her Youth Assembly application that got her selected as the Outstanding Youth Delegate 2022

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Fundraise Your Way to the Youth Assembly

Great fundraisers aren’t born. They are made. Anyone can become a great fundraiser by learning the principles behind raising money and developing the right strategies. In our 1-hour session, you will learn from experts:

  • 3 principles of great fundraising
  • How you can create your own narrative to get you started on your fundraising campaign
  • Which strategies our ambassadors have used successfully

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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. 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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Reimagining the Future: Megatrends and the 2022 Youth Assembly 

What should the next Youth Assembly focus on to mobilize young people to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and make a difference in their communities? On September 23, 2021 AFS convened a virtual dialogue titled, Reimagining the Future: Megatrends and the 2022 Youth Assembly with global youth leaders, UN and NGO experts, as a side event during the 76th United Nations General Assembly and a way to bring young people to the table and give them a voice.

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The Future Youth Want: Interdependence Cooperation and Friendship

In celebration of the International Friendship Day on July 31, 2020, the Friendship Ambassadors Foundation collaborated with One Shared World in presenting a virtual live event to discuss #TheFutureYouthWant.

Youth Creating a Better World: Young Women Leaders

On June 24, 2020, Friendship Ambassadors Executive Director Dr. Andrew Macdonald and Youth Assembly alumni from around the world discussed the unique challenges faced by young female leaders today.

Youth Leadership: COVID-19 and Beyond

Join FA Executive Director Andrew Macdonald and our ambassadors from around the world for a discussion on youth leadership in the face of COVID-19 and how young people can help turn the tide on this crisis.

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Past Youth Assemblies

The Youth Assembly is one of the world’s largest youth events focused on the UN Sustainable Development Goals, with 20,000 Alumni from 160 countries. Discover our past events.

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