Highlights of

IYLA 2018

  • WASHINGTON D.C

  • PHILADELPHIA

  • NEW YORK

AUGUST 6-15

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PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Congressional Youth Forum

Briefing at State Department

 A Six-Party Talks simulation 

at Korean Economic Institute

Global Youth Summit at World Bank

A leadership forum on Capitol Hill that gives delegates the opportunity to practice their public speaking skills. Each delegate delivers a speech centered around their leadership experiences, goals, and passions. 

The U.S. state department is the lead U.S. foreign affairs agency and the oldest federal department. At the State Department, delegates participate in group discussions on relevant current events and are briefed on what the purpose of the State Department is

During the simulation, delegates will act as lead negotiators for the six countries involved in the North Korea nuclear negotiations (i.e., United States, Russia, South Korea, North Korea, China, and Japan). As government representatives, the delegates are tasked to come to an agreement for establishing peace and security in Northeast Asia.

The Summit  commemorates International Youth Day featuring interactive panel discussions with influential leaders, networking opportunities, and a workshop centered around the 2030 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

SPEAKERS

Viknesrawan Raj
Viknesrawan Raj

Founder Life Foundation Malaysia

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Kimihira Miyake
Kimihira Miyake

Executive Director, IYLA

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David Caprara
David Caprara

Vice President for Strategic Partnerships, Global Peace Foundation

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Gina Liv Tesla
Gina Liv Tesla

Vice President IBM Corporate Citizenship

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Saleema Vellani
Saleema Vellani

Co-Founder & COO, Innovazing

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William McClennan & Alex Keith
William McClennan & Alex Keith

Special Olympics

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Anthony Kim
Anthony Kim

Editor of Index of Economic Freedom, Heritage Foundation

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Ohnsoon Kim
Ohnsoon Kim

Training Specialist, Peace Corps Office of Staging and Pre-Departure

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John Dickson
John Dickson

Chairman, Global Young Leaders Assembly

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Ravi Kumar
Ravi Kumar

Founder, Code for Nepal

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Nadia Hassan
Nadia Hassan

Founder, Young Leaders Institute

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Holti Banka
Holti Banka

Financial Service Specialist, World Bank Group

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David Kinder
David Kinder

UK Alternate Executive Director, World Bank Group

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Shinwon Moon
Shinwon Moon

Special Adviser, Global Peace Foundation

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Eric Clayton
Eric Clayton

Senior Program Officer, Catholic Relief Services

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Ediola Pashollari
Ediola Pashollari

Secretary-General, World Assembly of Youth

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Filip Jolevski
Filip Jolevski

Consultant, World Bank's Enterprise Analysis Unit

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Caroline Pugh
Caroline Pugh

Chief of Staff, CareJourney

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Adam Wolf
Adam Wolf

Membership and Outreach Manager, Alliance for Peacebuilding Membership & Outreach Manager, Alliance for Peacebuilding

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Ahva Sadeghi
Ahva Sadeghi

Co-Founder/CEO Symba

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Sarah Catherine Beasley
Sarah Catherine Beasley

Program Director, International Foundation

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Robert Lee
Robert Lee

Co-Founder, Rescuing Leftover Cuisine

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Tayo Rockson
Tayo Rockson

CEO UYD Management

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Osama Alsaleh
Osama Alsaleh

Digital Governance Consultant, World Bank Group

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Mike Rofrano
Mike Rofrano

Digital Media Lead for Leadership Development, IBM

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Peter Mostachetti
Peter Mostachetti

Manager Champion on Leadership Development and Coaching, IBM

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Claire Albert
Claire Albert

Leadership Development, Diversity & Inclusion, IBM

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Felipe Quiepo
Felipe Quiepo

Information Officer, NGO Relations & Advocacy, UN DPI

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H.E. Sylvanus Adewere Nsofor
H.E. Sylvanus Adewere Nsofor

Nigeria's Ambassador to the United States of America

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Jacob L'Okori Oulanyah
Jacob L'Okori Oulanyah

Deputy Speaker, Parliament of Uganda

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