Press Release: United Kingdom gained membership of the International Youth Federation

Jody DEANS, IYF Representative to the United Kingdom

Date: July 23, 2016 Contact: Media Relations,

The United Kingdom gained membership of the International Youth Federation 

Minsk, Belarus:  In official statement issued today, the Executive Board announced that the United Kingdom has gained the permanent membership of the International Youth Federation. 

Our work in the United Kingdom aimed to empower young people across The United Kingdom to influence policy and practice through volunteering opportunities that included training, research and advocacy work within Sustainable Development Goals. We will work together with all youth organizations in the UK to build bridges between young people from different backgrounds and encourage them to find out what united them through the volunteering opportunities which enable young people to develop team working skills, become role models and get direct experience by engaging in activities that addressed youth empowerment.

Executive Board announces Jody DEANS as International Youth Federation Representative to The United Kingdom 
Mr. Jody Deans is young professional passionate about of political and international relations, in addition to the ancient dialogues. He is motivated, diligent, and ambitious person with developed experience in marketing, sales, business development, policy, and law whilst working across five countries in Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Pacific. He studied Arts at University College London. He also was part of Study China University Exchange Programme, Mandarin, and Chinese History 2014.

Throughout his work, Jody has a most impressive work ethic and a very strategic and systematic approach to building the skills and experience package needed for the most responsible, complex and challenging projects.


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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