Ariel Foundation International Youth
Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Community Service
am not for myself, who will be for me? If I am only for myself, what am
If not now, then when?" - Hillel
On 27 March 2015 Ariel Foundation International and the
Children's Foundation International co-sponsored a unique event the
brought youth from all over Europe to the UN to confer and exchange
ideas on human rights.
Individuals with a global
conscience and a
passion for a
better world became involved in the movement
for participation on the global stage. Global Leaders (18 to 30
years old) were invited to participate in the 2015 UN World Health
Assembly. They attended deliberations and council meetings along with
representatives with other young dynamic colleagues from state
governments, intergovernmental organisations and civil society.
It was a life-changing experience and they became part of the AFI
Changemakers at the UN network.
AFI Changemakers were invited to participate in the Summit on ‘Right to
Health & Access to Medicine’. Changemakers also participated in the
2015 UN Social Forum on Access to Medicines, and council meetings along
with representatives from member states, intergovernmental
organisations and civil society. AFI Changemakers presented at a
side event on the Right to Health that was attended by members of the
UN, member states, NGO and others. A report will be
published describing their findings and results of the Summit. Join us
and become part of AFI Changemakers - UN network.
world came to Geneva to connect with each other and
participate in intense workshops at the United Nations on themes
related to the Right to Development. Outcomes of
workshops were fedback at a high level official UN event. The outcomes
of the Summit provided a framework for the Changemakers platform to
work of UN in 2015. Summit participants became Changemaker
Ambassadors, leaving Geneva inspired and with opportunities to get
involved longer term with our work at the UN.
Matthew McVarish, and its major sponsors Ariel
Foundation International, Moira Anderson Foundation, Innocence in
Danger and Raphael International Foundation to celebrated the
of his 10,000
miles, 16,000 kilometer 32 cities in 30 European countries, 17 month
walk to raise awareness of childhood sexual
Learn more at http://roadtochange.eu/royal-mile/
AFI in Partnership with Thandi Khumalo Foundation
(TKF) a community based organization in Botswana held a holiday
party for orphaned children.
Because of your generosity 275 Botswana HIV/AIDS orphaned
children had a day to remember -- with hot
meals and gifts.