BLOG Introducing the Friendship Ambassadors Newsletter By Andrew Macdonald, Executive Director at Friendship Ambassadors &Jeanina Casusi, Communications Manager at Friendship Ambassadors We hope you and your family are staying healthy and safe during these unprecedented times. We are experiencing a very challenging moment in our history as a global pandemic impacts the world in so […]
BLOG Making Impact With Youth at the Forefront By Yumna Khan, Youth Development Specialist at Friendship Ambassadors Since our humble beginnings in 1973, our work has always aimed to promote meaningful social change – from cultivating cultural exchange programs that enhance global relations to providing opportunities for youth to make a difference in the world. […]
BLOG Highlights from the 25th Session of the Youth Assembly By Klevisa Kovaci, Program Manager at Friendship Ambassadors For the 25th time, the Youth Assembly convened hundreds of young leaders from over 70 countries in New York City – the epicenter of multicultural diversity and international affairs. In this spirit, the 25th Session of the […]
GUEST BLOG Philippine Youth Empowered to Create Impact After the Youth Assembly By Louise Emmanuelle Mabulo, GAIN Regional Impact Coordinator for Asia-Pacific & Friend of Humanity Distinguished Alumni What if I told you that the young people in your community dictate the flow of each of our lives? That the combined efforts of all the […]
BLOG From MDGs to SDGs All Through the Decade of Youth Action By Ali Mustafa The last decade proved to be an important one with major developments taking place in the global arena. The year 2015 marked the end of an era of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the beginning of the universal Sustainable […]
PRESS RELEASE 25th Youth Assembly Features Climate, Refugee and Gender Youth Activists By Friendship Ambassadors NEW YORK CITY, NY – Female young activists Alexandria Villaseñor, Hamdia Ahmed, and Donya Nasser will be among youth speaking alongside directors and representatives from United Nations agencies and civil society organizations at the 25th session of the Youth Assembly […]
NEWS New Impact Report Sets Up Friendship Ambassadors into the Decade of Action By Friendship Ambassadors Friendship Ambassadors Foundation is proud to release its inaugural Impact Report, which presents the outcome of its action-oriented initiatives – the Pathways to Impact program and the Impact Challenge. During the Friendship Ambassadors’ flagship Youth Assembly, Impact Challenge competitions […]
I am pleased to announce the Program Agenda for our upcoming 23rd Youth Assembly, taking place from February 15-17, 2019 in New York City. This year, we have chosen a theme that encapsulates the overall essence of our work at The Youth Assembly: “Empowering Youth for Global Development“.
Early this year, we launched our first-ever Impact Challenge, which mobilizes youth to propose and enact meaningful, socially-responsible projects that address social, economic, and environmental issues around the world.
Building upon FAF’s legacy of bringing the world together through cultural exchange, youth development, and global education programs, Andrew Macdonald will be leading and developing the organization’s overall strategic plan and successful execution of its unique mission.