Presentation on theme: "Engaging Youth World Wide. Figure 2: William J. William J. Clinton the 42nd President of USA Figure 1: Mr. Suzanne Mubarak Mr. Suzanne Mubarak First Lady."— Presentation transcript:
Figure 2: William J. William J. Clinton the 42nd President of USA Figure 1: Mr. Suzanne Mubarak Mr. Suzanne Mubarak First Lady of Egypt The YES Campaign was launched by 1600 delegates from 120 countries at the Alexandria Youth Employment Summit in Egypt on September 11, 2002. The Alexandria Summit was hosted by the Arab Republic of Egypt and was co-chaired by the first lady of Egypt Mrs. Suzanne Mubarak and William J. Clinton the 42 nd president of United States.
The campaign was launched in response to the enormous global challenge of youth unemployment affecting millions of young people around the world.
Develop capacity of youth to lead in-country youth engagement initiatives Promote (in-country) youth entrepreneurship to address key development challenges Build in-country coalitions to develop national strategies addressing youth unemployment
YES Organized 5 International Summits in Egypt, Mexico, Kenya, Azerbaijan and Sweden
Major Achievements of YES YES Organized 5 Regional Summits in India, Paraguay, the Dominican Republic, Panama and Brazil
More than 20,000 stakeholders attended the summits, including cabinet ministers and head of states
YES has reached over 1 Million youth by 2006, independent study conducted by New Sector Alliance of Boston
YES commissioned 150 original publications on youth employment.
YES Supported 55 Networks with the Implementation of more than 400 youth employment projects impacting some one million young people.
Over $84 Million USD, have been raised by YES Networks since 2007
Afghanistan Albania Angola Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bangladesh Benin Bhutan Bolivia Brazil Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cameroon Canada Chad Chile Colombia Costa Rica Cote D’Ivoire Dominican Republic Egypt*** El Salvador Gambia Georgia Ghana Guatemala Guinea Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras India Iran Jordan Kenya Liberia Malaysia Malawi Mali Mauritius Mexico Moldova Mozambique Namibia Nepal Nigeria Pakistan Panama Paraguay Philippines Peru Romania Rwanda Senegal Serbia & Montenegro Sierra Leone Somalia South Africa Swaziland Tanzania Togo Uganda USA Uruguay Zambia Zimbabwe YES Country Networks
Ismail Serageldin Chairman of the Board of Directors, YES Inc Director, Library of Alexandria
Dr. Akhtar Badshah Sr. Director Community Affairs, Microsoft Corp Cynthia Brandt President, Brandt Associates Treasurer Van Jones Founder, Green for All and Special Advisor to the White House Council on Environmental Quality. Scott Leland Executive Director, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business & Government, HKS Debra Deanne Olson Founding Chair and CEO, Green Century Solutions, LLC. Senior Strategist, The Women’s Peace and Business Summit 2009