The ONU International Youth Committee (IYC) is an International Youth Organization working to provide a policy framework and practical guidelines for national action and international support to improve the situation of young people around the world. Currently, IYC has a presence over 57 countries coordinated by the Country Coordinators (CC) and Ambassadors as well. It was founded on 21st February 2007 under the Society Registration Act 1989. Now it has over 600,000 members and volunteers in over 170 countries with 57 country offices / units across 5 Continent.
IYC is purely a voluntary organization formed by intellectual groups of professional young people to work for the promotion of World Program of Action for Youth of United Nation adopted by the United Nation General Assembly in 1995. It is a global network of young people across the world working to facilitate a process that increases awareness on and implementation of the World Programme for Action on Youth (WPAY). IYC is specially accredited to United Nation in accordance with paragraph 6 of the General Assembly Resolution No. 71/280 dated 4th May 2017.
To provide educational resources, leadership opportunities, and a global network to the next generation of world leaders..
To facilitate effective partnerships with youth, youth-led organizations and youth movements to further strengthen inclusive youth participation in the decision-making processes.