The Decision of the Board of the International Union of Young Farmers of 01 December 2020 on the Youth2030 Strategy

The Board of the International Union of Young Farmers,

Taking into account that, launched in 2018, Youth 2030, the United Nations’ system-wide Youth Strategy acts as an umbrella framework that guides the UN’s efforts to strengthen its work with and for young people across the three pillars – peace and security, human rights and sustainable development – in all contexts,

Recalling the World Programme of Action for Youth to the Year 2000 and Beyond (WPAY), adopted by the UN General Assembly resolution 50/81,

Also recalling UN General Assembly resolution 54/120 (Policies and programmes involving youth),

Noting that, in p. 3 of the UN General Assembly resolution 54/120, all States, all United Nations bodies, the specialized agencies, the regional commissions and the intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations concerned, in particular youth organizations, were invited to make every possible effort towards the implementation of the Programme of Action and to consider, within its framework, the appropriate ways and means to follow up the Lisbon Declaration, in accordance with their experience, situation and priorities,

Noting especially that, according to p. 15 of the UN General Assembly resolution 54/120, all States, all United Nations bodies, the specialized agencies, the regional commissions, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations to exchange knowledge and expertise on youth related issues, upon setting up the ways and means to do so,

Welcoming the UN IANYD initiatives in: Employment, Environment, Youth and Peacebuilding, Inclusive youth volunteering, Health, Disaster Risk Reduction, Humanitarian Affairs, Sustainable Urban Development, Migration, Sustainable Energy and Education,

requests the Secretary of the IUYF to organize exchange of knowledge and expertise with UN IANYD on matters related to youth in context of the Statutes of the IUYF and in context of the WPAY.

Consultations with youth activists on YOUTH2030 matters (September, 2020)

In the photo: Consultations with youth activists on YOUTH2030 matters (September, 2020)

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