Press Release: Belarus gained membership of the International Youth Federation

Maria KUREK, IYF Representative in Belarus

Date: September 4, 2016 Contact: Media Relations,

Belarus gained membership of the International Youth Federation 

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

Our vision at the IYF is to enable Belarusian youth to get their voices heard. Giving talented and motivated young people the opportunity to acquire the skills and knowledge to actively contribute to the development of their societies. 

Executive Board announces Maria KUREK as International Youth Federation Representative in Belarus
Ms. Maria is young professional passionate about youth empowerment and women’s rights, international development, peace & security, ending international conflict, and global politics. She hold PhD in Medical sciences from Gomel State Medical University. She is experienced in youth development with extensive contributions in the field of youth and community services, as she participated at youth empowerment programmes and initiatives at national level.


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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