Press Release: The United Arab Emirates gained membership of the International Youth Federation

 Mohamed Al Shateri, IYF Representative in UAE

Date: 7 October 2018
Contact: Media Relations,

Press Release: The United Arab Emirates gained membership of the International Youth Federation

London, United Kingdom:  In a statement issued today, the International Youth Federation announced that The United Arab Emirates had gained the permanent membership of the International Youth Federation.  

Our vision at the IYF is to enable young people in The United Arab Emirates to get their voices heard, and to give talented and motivated young people the opportunity to acquire the skills and knowledge needed to actively contribute to the development of their societies. 

IYF announces Mohamed Al Shateri as International Youth Federation Representative in UAE
Mr. Mohamed is a young leader, engineer, and Emirati Professional Volunteer. He is seeking volunteerism as a lifestyle. Mohamed is the Founder and President of the Emirati Marshals Programme, the First Professional Sport Voluntary Program in the World. He was awarded in many Youth Awards, such as the Best Volunteer in World in 2012 by International Federation of Motorsport (FIA) and the UAE Youth Award in 2015 by the General Authority of Sport and Youth. He is also a certified trainer in the field of youth leadership by the Cabinet office of Japan Government and the United Nations.

Mr. Mohamed holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from UAE Higher Colleges of Technology.

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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