Core Values & Principles

  • Participation
    Serve as a catalyst to enhance the coordination and harmonization of youth programming among IYC agencies and beyond.
  • Advocacy
    Engage Member States, private sector, foundations, academic institutions, media and civil society, including youth-led organizations in the IYC programmes on youth and facilitate multi-stakeholder partnerships on youth issues.
  • Partnerships
    Promote stronger youth engagement in setting, implementing and evaluating the various development frameworks and increase international awareness and attention to youth issues.
  • Harmonization
    Increase accessibility of young women and men (including marginalized youth) to the IYC through promoting structured mechanisms for youth participation at national, regional and international levels.