Bangladesh gained membership of the International Youth Federation

Jisan Mahmud, IYF Representative in Bangladesh

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Date: February 2, 2017 Contact: Media Relations, press@iyfweb.org

Bangladesh gained membership of the International Youth Federation 

Gomel, Belarus:  In a statement issued today, the Executive Board announced that Bangladesh has gained the permanent membership of the International Youth Federation. 

The young population across the globe has reached a remarkable 1.8 billion out of 7.3 billion, and most of them live in countries like Bangladesh. Some 47.6 million or 30 percent of the total 158.5 million people in Bangladesh are young (10-24 years), and it will be between 10 and 19 percent by 2050, according to World Population Report 2014. We are here to get young people voice heard to achieve empowered youth generation.

Executive Board announces Jisan Mahmud as International Youth Federation Representative in Bangladesh 

Mr. Jisan Mahmud, a young professional, researcher, mentor and award-winner activist passionate about youth development, peace building, health and capacity building of disadvantaged young people. He have been actively involved in different clubs during his college and university days, and currently working at several national youth-led organizations at national level.

A regular cyclist and uses cycling as a tool of awareness raising for voluntary blood donation, thalassemia disease, for environment and various campaigns, Mr. Jisan facilitated at a number of national level conferences, summits, and training for young people in Bangladesh through to deliver necessary messages to rise youth awareness on development, health and well-being and social issues.

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The International Youth Federation is an international non-profit youth organizations network governed by the present Statutes and the Swiss Civil Code. It is neutral politically, and non-denominational, aim to empowering youth worldwide through improving the status of youth and promote cooperation between youth organizations in different countries.

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