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Hi everyone! As the 9th YA approaches, all of us are working hard to make this the best one yet. Our offices in Greenwich, CT are a busy place to be right now– in addition to an incredible staff, nine … Continue reading

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The 8th Annual Youth Assembly: Building the Fire

Well, another YA has come and gone, and we’ve still got that glow that comes from seeing so many young people come from all over the world to talk about how to improve our planet. While the YA always puts … Continue reading

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Gearing up for the YA

Here at FAF we’re gearing up for the Youth Assembly, and we bet you are too.  If you’re new to the assembly, you’re probably wondering what it’s like. Well, posted below is a YouTube video we made about the YA. … Continue reading

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The WE Campaign: uniting organizations working for global social change

By Daniel Bornstein, YA Delegate from New York and a soon-to-be freshman at Dartmouth College The gathering of hundreds of youth at the UN Youth Assembly, all of them committed to addressing the Millennium Development Goals, represented a perfect example … Continue reading

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For Africa, Education is the Key

By Daniel Bornstein, YA Delegate from New York and a soon-to-be freshman at Dartmouth College I entered the UN Youth Assembly most passionate about environmental sustainability. Yet after speaking with delegates from several African nations and reading a huge poster … Continue reading

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International Year of the Youth

Today is International Youth Day!

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Opening Session

This morning kicked off the start of YA programs! Patrick Sciarratta, the executive director of The Friendship Ambassadors Foundation welcomed everyone to the 7th Annual Youth Assembly at the United Nations. Conference room 1 was filled with global youth leaders … Continue reading

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