February 11, 2019 ANNOUNCEMENT

Join the campaign:
We are the "Friendship Generation"
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The Friendship Generation campaign is an opportunity to build a movement of leaders and changemakers who embody the values of friendship. Help us start the conversation online and encourage your networks to take part.

November 21, 2018 ANNOUNCEMENT

Application for the Impact Challenge 2019 is Now Open
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We are calling young changemakers to join us again next year at the 23rd Session of The Youth Assembly and compete for the chance to win support for your start-up.

October 19, 2018 ANNOUNCEMENT

Andrew Macdonald Named as New Executive Director
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Building upon FAF’s legacy of bringing the world together through cultural exchange, youth development, and global education programs, Macdonald will be leading and [...]

October 22, 2018 UPDATE

Applications for 23rd Session of The Youth Assembly are now open
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The 23rd Session of The Youth Assembly will take place at New York University in New York City, USA from February 15-17, 2019. Young leaders age 16-28 are invited to apply as Delegates.

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Our Work


We help shape young minds and enhance their understanding of the world.


We work towards strengthening youth's capacity to become leaders and changemakers.


We bring people together to promote mutual understanding and cooperation.

Our Impact

Program Participants
Countries Represented
Youth-led Projects

What People Say

“It is a great pleasure to greet the participants in the 2009 Youth Assembly at the United Nations. I thank Friendship Ambassadors Foundation… [for] making this event possible. The world needs you to make the most of this gathering.” (August 2009)
Ban Ki-moon
Former United Nations Secretary General
“Our wonderful trip to Romania and Bulgaria with FAF was a positive, life-changing cultural and social experience. I truly believe that the values, goals, and accomplishments of FAF are critical to world peace.” (July 2001)
Dr. Lyn Schenbeck
Director of Choral and Orchestral Activities, Agnes Scott College
“On the wonderful work that Friendship Ambassadors is accomplishing, I commend you for your leadership in promoting cultural exchange between people both young and old around the world. Hillary joins me in sending her best wishes.” (January 2001)
Bill Clinton
Former US President
“I congratulate and thank you for your vision and leadership of this outstanding conference over the years. It is an investment in a more peaceful future and I know these young people will never forget it. They are full of optimism and growing confidence and I am heartened when I see them.”
Gillian Sorensen
Senior Advisor, United Nations Foundation

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