Press Release: Italy gained membership of the International Youth Federation

Angelo Ferro, IYF Representative in Italy

Date: June 17, 2017                                     Contact: Media Relations,

Italy gained membership of the International Youth Federation 

London, United Kingdom:  In a statement issued today, the Executive Board announced that Italy has gained the permanent membership of the International Youth Federation. 

Italy has the second-highest difference between male and female employment rates (18.3%) in all of Europe after only Malta. Our vision at the IYF is to enable Italian’s youth to get their voices heard and to give 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 Angelo Ferro as International Youth Federation Representative in Italy

Mr. Angelo Ferro is a young professional, journalist and Legal Consultant passionate about youth policy, international relations, and public affairs. He had several work experiences with non-governmental organizations, politicians, and social stakeholders.

About his recent appointment, he said: “I believe that we can give a better future to this world only through sharing the new generation's knowledge.” And he added: “I will contribute to make the voice of young people much more heard in any democratic process. Since it's the only mean by which we can create a solid foundation for tomorrow's leaders.”

Mr. Ferro holds Master degree in Law from University of Naples Federico II, in addition to International Master in European Studies from Universitè Catoholique de Louvain.


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 empower youth worldwide through improving the status of youth and promote cooperation between youth organizations in different countries.


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