Press Release: South Sudan gained membership of the International Youth Federation

Lino Chuol, IYF Representative in South Sudan

Date: 1 September 2018
Contact: Media Relations,

Press Release: South Sudan gained membership of the International Youth Federation

London, United Kingdom:  In a statement issued today, the International Youth Federation announced that the Republic of South Sudan had gained the permanent membership of the International Youth Federation.  

In South Sudan, youth aged 18-35 years consist of 70% of the country population.  Our vision at the IYF is to enable South Sudan’s youth 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.  

IYF announces Lino Chuol as International Youth Federation Representative in South Sudan
Mr. Lino Chuol is a young professional, youth advocate and activist passionate about youth development, mentoring, learning and reading. From his previous engagement with youth in his community; he seeks to make a positive impact in this world.

Mr. Chuol holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Sacred Heart College - India. 

Ms. Sara Bedri
Spokesperson for the Secretary-General 
International Youth Federation


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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