I Act, We Impact

One person taking action can start a ripple of positive impact.

Here at FAF, we believe that empowering people – equipping them with tools, opportunities, and experiences – is critical to achieving a peaceful and sustainable society for all.

Our Work

Global Education

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

Youth Leadership Development

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

Cultural Exchange

We bring people together to promote mutual understanding and cooperation.

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Our Impact

Program Participants*
Countries Represented
Youth-led Projects*
Global Reach*

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What People Say

Endorsements

The Permanent Mission of Austria is proud to be a lead endorser of the 2018 Winter Youth Assembly at the United Nations. We believe that for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda we need partnerships across the world, particularly between generations.

H.E. Mr. Jan Kickert Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Austria to the UN (2017)

Mongolia is honored to be a lead endorser of the 2018 Winter Youth Assembly at the United Nations […] The 2018 Winter Youth Assembly at the United Nations, which will bring together more than 1,000 leaders and professionals from around the world, will be an important event in recognizing the young people are recognized as agents of change, entrusted with fulfilling their own potential and ensuring a world fit for future generations.

H.E. Mr. Sukhbold Sukhee Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Mongolia to the UN (2017)

[T]he Permanent Mission of the Slovak Republic to the United Nations proudly supports Friendship Ambassadors Foundation and will co-organize the 2018 Winter Youth Assembly.

H.E. Mr. Michal Mlynár Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Slovak Republic to the UN (2017)

The Permanent Mission of the Republic of Kenya is pleased to be a lead endorser of the 20th session of the Youth Assembly at the UN […] The YA is an opportunity to listen and address the concerns of youth and engage them as equal partners on this journey towards 2030.

H.E. Mr. Macharia Kamau Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Republic of Kenya to the UN (2017)

Portugal has been a staunch supporter of the Youth Agenda at the UN and our commitment to this year’s Youth Assembly reflects my country’s position towards a full, meaningful and inclusive youth participation in all aspects regarding youth at the United Nations.

H.E. Mr. Álvaro Mendonça e Moura Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Portugal to the UN (2017)

Sri Lanka is delighted to be a part of the 20th Session of the Youth Assembly this year. We all are well aware that young people are the agents of change of the future of this world, and their commitment to realizing our future goals, set in the 2030 Agenda, is of utmost importance.

H.E. Dr. Amrith Rohan Perera Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations (2017)

It’s been 20 years since the admirable Friendship Ambassadors Foundation has been organizing the Youth Assembly to the UN – a wonderful opportunity for youngsters from all over the world to network and debate on crucial issues for them and the humanity!

H.E. Ms. Simona-Mirela Miculescu Representative of the UN Secretary-General and Head of the UN Office in Belgrade (2017)

The 2017 Winter Youth Assembly at the United Nations marks an opportunity to reaffirm our commitment to young people, and the topic ‘Realizing the 2030 Agenda: Youth in Action’ is as timely as ever.

H.E. Mr. Ib Petersen Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Denmark to the United Nations (2017)

Australia is delighted to support this year’s Winter Youth Assembly at the United Nations. It is vital for all our futures that we encourage young leaders from around the world to engage in all of the UN’s work, particularly the implementation of the 2030 Agenda.

H.E. Ms. Gillian Bird Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Australia to the UN (2017)

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