International Union of Socialist Youth

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International Union of Socialist Youth


The International Union of Socialist Youth is the youth wing of the Socialist International.

About

IUSY is a Global NGO made up of 149 socialist, social democratic and labour youth organisations from 100 countries all over the world. IUSY is lead by its Presidium that is elected at the World Congress with representatives from all over the world. The daily work is run by the Secretariat.[1]

Mission

The IUSY stands for the following goals:[1]

  • Freedom and human rights - So that every individual, woman and man, can have full political rights without being discriminated against on the basis of class, caste, gender, religion or race.
  • Equality, against any form of discrimination among individuals. For social justice. For equality between the genders, for equal opportunities and equal access to knowledge.
  • For democracy, based on the principles of freedom and equality, against authoritarianism, populism and dictatorship.
  • For the right to self-determination, to liberty and freedom of expression of all the peoples.
  • For universal solidarity, because we believe in the possibility of collective action for the liberation of individuals.
  • For political solutions to problems, because we believe in the ability of human beings to change the world.

Personnel

As at March 26, 2010, the following people worked for the International Union of Socialist Youth:[1]

Vice Presidents

African Committee

American Committee

Member Organizations

As at March 26, 2010, the following organizations were members of the International Union of Socialist Youth:[2]

References