Promoting effective policies and programs and advocating for resources to support youth worldwide.

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November 26, 2015 to November 28, 2015

The 11th Conference of Youth will take place in France. Bigger than the former COY, its purpose is to present the youth voice just before the COP. Young people know about the limits of our model of society, and they are ready to start a paradigm shift to pave the way to a more sustainable and desirable society.

The International Youth...

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