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GYSD 2005 Presentation


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Global Youth Service Day is celebrated every April in 175 countries by 5 million volunteers

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GYSD 2005 Presentation

  1. 1. Global Youth Service Day celebrations are held in over 175 Countries each April Guinea-Bissau Bremley W. B. Lyngdoh International Coordinator Global Youth Service Day
  2. 2. PAST MEMBERS OF THE INTERNATIONAL CO-ORDINATING COMMITTEE: 1. Casa Alianza/Covenant House Latin America 2. Earth Restoration Corps 3. Free the Children 4. Generations Rising 5. 4-H International 6. Ineternational Education and Resource Network (IEARN) 7. Global Youth ACTION Network 8. Global Environment Facility 9. Habitat for Humanity 10. Hope Worldwide 11. Inter-American Development Bank 12. International Association for Volunteer Effort 13. International Labour Organization * 14. International Youth Foundation 15. Jane Goodall Institute Roots & Shoots Program 16. Lions Club International 17. National Youth Leadership Council 18. Organizacion IberoAmericano de la Juventud * 19. Partners of the Americas 20. Peace Corps 21. TakingITGlobal 22. United Nations Children's Fund 23. United Nations Development Programme 24. United Nations Environment Programme 25. United Nations Information Service 26. United Nations Population Fund * 27. United Nations Volunteers * 28. United Nations Youth Unit 29. United Way International 30. World Bank 31. World Assembly of Youth 32. Worldview International Foundation 33. World YWCA * 34. YMCA International 35. Youth Employment Summit 2002 36. Youth Service America Global Youth Service Day (GYSD) is an annual global event led by Youth Service America with the Global Youth Action Network as its key partner, together with a consortium of 34 International Organizations and over 175 National Coordinating Committees . Peru
  3. 3. <ul><li>The goals of GYSD are to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>BUILD the capacity of an international network of organizations that promotes youth participation, service, and learning; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EDUCATE the public, the media, and policy-makers about the year-round contributions of young people as community leaders around the world; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MOBILIZE youth and adults to meet the needs of their communities through volunteering; and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LEARN and share effective practices in youth service, youth voice, and civic engagement in the world today </li></ul></ul>Korea Macedonia
  4. 4. In 2002, 5 Million young people around the world joined in more than 1500 service projects to serve their communities Benin
  5. 5. Tajikistan
  6. 6. Senegal
  7. 7. Young people of all ages serving their communities… Russia
  8. 8. Cleaning hospitals in Central African Republic Blood donation drives in Bhutan National forums in Nepal Youth projects fair in Peru
  9. 9. Argentina Ukraine Brazil Cambodia Yugoslavia
  10. 10. Mexico
  11. 11. … serving our world!
  12. 12. Youth changing the world…! Vietnam
  13. 13. Join us for Global Youth Service Day 2006! April 21-23, 2006 Visit us online at: Or contact [email_address] for more details. Global Youth Action Network 211 East 43 rd Street, Suite 905 New York, NY 10017 USA +1-212-661-6111 tel. +1-212-661-1933 fax Youth Service America 1101 15 th Street, NW, Suite 200 Washington, DC 20005 USA +1-202-296-2992 +1-202-296-4030