Press Release: Suriname gained membership of the International Youth Federation

Zaviska Lamsberg, IYF Representative in Suriname

Date: May 30, 2018
Contact: Media Relations,

Press Release: Suriname gained membership of the International Youth Federation 

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

Our vision at the IYF is to enable the young people in Suriname to get their voices heard and 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 Zaviska Lamsberg as International Youth Federation Representative in Suriname

Ms. Zaviska is a young leader, youth advocate and activist passionate about youth development. Besides concentrating on her educational career, she has been a volunteer in several organizations among which the Youth Advisory Group of the United Nation Population Fund and the Millennium Development Goals Youth Ambassadors programme; and now in the Sustainable Development Goals Youth Ambassadors program.

She strongly believes that by ‘leaving no one behind’ we can make this world a better place. A place where every individual gets the opportunity to gain their full potential.   

Ms. Zaviska holds a Bachelor’s degree in law from the University of Suriname.


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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