Summary of 2018
Since its inception in 2010, Youth Time International Movement has strived to promote youth interests in the global community and provide a platform for youth where they are able to speak openly and freely about the issues that are most prevalent in youth communities around the world.
Our mission, as always, has been to implement and synchronize projects that aim for a better future in different spheres primarily by establishing an active dialogue between and within generations, and by motivating the youth to be more active in their own lives and in public life.
In 2018 Youth Time International Movement used its two annual major events to implement this mission on the international stage. The first of these events was the 8th annual ‘International Youth Summer School’ which was hosted in Shanghai, China with the support of the China Soong Ching Ling Foundation.
The final event of the year was the marquee ‘Youth Global Forum’ hosted in Paris, France where Youth Time International Movement were partnered by IPMI International School of Business and IYSERT Energy.
These events serve to educate and expand the knowledge of youth participants who are given the opportunity to hear from field experts, industry and business leaders from a diverse range of sectors including education, technology and employment among many other.
The 2018 Youth Global Forum concluded with one youth project proposal again being awarded with the ‘Youth Time Idea Grant’; Granting the necessary funding (70% of the total budget) to turn one dream into a reality.
The youth of the today will become the leaders of tomorrow and with your continued support Youth Time International Movement will continue to ensure they are given every tool necessary to succeed.
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The Complaint Procedure governs the terms of the service warranty for services provided by the International Youth Movement Youth Time. The Complaint Procedure determines the procedure for processing a claim from the initial claim, through its evaluation and informing the Customer, to resolving the claim and removing the claimed malpractice.
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Provided services can be claimed in the course of their provision. Hidden defects are to be reported without undue delay after you have learned about them. Service malpractice can be claimed within six months from the date of service latest.
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We will process the received complaints without undue delay, but no later than 30 days from the date of the claim, unless otherwise agreed. We will issue a written confirmation of your claim and settlement. In case of a dispute, we decide whether we accept it within three working days from the date of the claim.
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Founder & President of Youth Time International Movement
|Julia graduated from Moscow State Humanitarian University majoring in Management. Her academic interests also lay within the fields of conflict management and media studies. Julia has a rich background in social entrepreneurship and her main project, Youth Time International Movement was established back in 2010. Now with almost a ten year history under Julia’s management, the movement has grown from a startup to a well-known player on the International stage that organizes at least two world-wide conferences for social entrepreneurs annually. Julia also founded Youth Time magazine of which she is the editor-in-chief. Julia was also the key author of the Youth Time Idea Grant initiative; with her active engagement, already 15 invaluable social initiatives that played a pivotal role in improving young people’s lives had been financially and organizationally supported.|
Co-founder of Youth Time International Movement
|Сurrently pursuing bachelor degree in Economy and Entrepreneurship. Spheres of interest: Social entrepreneurship, Intercultural communication, Marketing, Development.|
Co-founder of Youth Time International Movement
|Ondřej was born in 1984 in Třebíč, Czech Republic. In 2009 graduated from Charles University, Prague with a Law Major. In 2011 Ondřej became a doctor of law (JUDr.). Since 2012 he has been working as an attorney in Prague.|
Chief of Financial Office, Deputy of YT President
|Anton graduated from the Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague with a major in Economics and Management. At Youth Time, Anton is chief of financial office, which implies that he is responsible for any financial transactions and he is the one to consult whenever financial issues arise within the organization. Responsible and organized.|
Anna Laviana Ludvíková
Anna graduated from Charles University in Prague with a Master in Hispanic studies, she also has a Bachelor degree in East European Studies and studied Arts Management at the University of Economics, Prague. Last years she worked as a Project and Public Relations Manager in various international foundations and NGOs. As a Youth Time Relationship Manager she is responsible for partnerships, public relations and marketing strategy. Organized and proactive. Anna is multilingual and her passions are theatre and getting to know different cultures.
Born in Germany, raised in Russia. After graduating from high school, he moved to the Czech Republic, where he began to study marketing, corporate management and corporate finance resources. During and after study, he worked in the hospitality business, which helped him to get interested in different cultures, travelling, global problems and politics. Artem also manages his own small sales and logistics company. Big fan of football and cooking.
New Zealand native, Ethan brings a sound knowledge of all things related to Project Management having spent the last three years working in New Zealand’s interior construction industry. He has lived and worked in four different countries while holding management positions previously in London and Australia’s mining industry. Outside of professional life Ethan’s family is firmly rooted in the music industry with his interests also including Boxing, Rugby and International Politics.
Xinya Kupsky Liu
Xinya holds her Ph.D. diploma in Journalism from Wuhan University, China, with specialization in comparative journalism and intercultural communication. Her publications include national communication system and public sphere, moral issues through a perspective of comparative journalism, and youth sub-culture. She has a rich experience as a professional researcher, a secretary for international academic conferences and forums, and an expertized consultant in education. She is passionate for international and intercultural communication.
Celina Rosas Romero
Celina graduated from ITESM Camus, Ciudad de Mexico as a Product Designer. The last few years she has been developing concepts for design projects with experience in graphic design, office management and product design expositions. At Youth Time she is in charge of the graphic content. She likes to spend her free time doing pottery, watercolour drawings and dancing.
Martina qualified as a graphic designer in the year 2004. She specializes in the design of magazines, brochures, websites, branding and promotional materials and packaging. She’s also involved in the writing of articles and conducts interviews, mainly with scientists, intellectuals and the intelligentsia in different parts of the world. She has lived and worked in the Czech Republic and Australia.
We, the international initiative group of “Youth Time” movement, coming from different countries of the world, gathered in Prague on 11th December 2010, declare the following:
The young generation is the proactive part of the global society. We, the young people, are interested in planning and shaping our own future as well as the future of next generations.
Solidarity of young generations should offer alternatives to the global negative tendency of selfishness and consumerism, which leads to atomization of societies.
Being part of our societies, we support the following values:
- civic participation;
- community involvement;
- respect for family;
- traditions and heritage of the past;
- active approach for the future;
- intercultural and intergenerational dialogue;
- leading by example.
Therefore, we define our priorities as follows:
- to create a platform for promotion of the “Youth Time” movement, its values and principles as stated above
- to promote awareness among the youth concerning global challenges
- to encourage active, open and equal dialogue among youth worldwide
- to facilitate the process of sharing knowledge, experience and values between generations
- to preserve national and cultural identity while valuing unity and diversity
- to engage the representatives of the youth actively involved in the private, public and civil society sectors to promote the values and principles of the “Youth Time” movement
- to invite representatives of the private and public sectors to support the “Youth Time” movement
- to establish and develop communication and cooperation between the “Youth Time” movement and fellow organizations
Hereby, the initiative group declares the foundation of the “Youth Time” movement with its organizational structure to be registered in Czech Republic.
Prague, 11th December 2010
|TEAM||Be an active member of the YT community – Take the initiative in the framework of YT – Can be involved in providing informational and content support||Priority participation in YT events during the current year, except the Youth Global Forum – Most active representative can upgrade his/her status to a Silver* member (after the first 6 months of active collaboration with YT).
* Necessary to pay differences between statuses in case if you want upload next level of membership.
|Membership fee – 100 EUR per year|
|SILVER||Can be involved in providing informational and content support – Be an active member of the YT community – Take the initiative in the framework of YT||Priority participation in one of own YT projects or in an event organized by YT in partnership with other organizations of the current year – Publication in the magazine / digest. Most active representative can upgrade his/her status to a Golden* member (after the first 6 months of active collaboration with YT) – Opportunity to get individual travel grant in case one participates in events arranged by Youth Time or its partners** (* Necessary to pay differences between statuses in case if you want upload next level of membership – (** Individual travel grant can be obtained only once per year and its amount can not exceed 350 EUR or 50% of travel expenses fee €200 per year)||Membership fee – 200 EUR per year|
|GOLD||Be an active member of the YT community – Take the initiative in the framework of YT – Can be involved in providing informational and content support – Can be selected as a moderator of YT events||Priority participation in the Youth Global Forum – Guaranteed participation in one of own YT projects or in an event organized by YT in partnership with other organizations of the current year – Publication in the magazine / digest – The most striking representative may join the advisory group or become advisory – Exemption from payment of the conference fee at the events arranged by YT||Membership fee – 250 EUR per year|
|ADVISORY GROUP||Participation in regional events and promotion of YT and its values – Coordination of projects||Initiation and preparation of roundtable discussions, seminars, workshops in the framework of the activities program of YT movement – Coordination of the group of moderators – Taking part in YT activities – Publication in the magazine/digest – The opportunity to participate in the Youth Global Forum – No conference fees at the events arranged by YT – Travel expenses covered by YT at the events arranged by YT||No fee. Appointed by the president or ambassadors committee of the Youth Time Movement|
|AMBASSADOR||Participation in regional events and promotion of YT and its values – Searching for possible partners, supporters and friends for YT – Distribution of the YT magazine in his region||"Deliberative body" powers – Opportunity to participate in the annual meeting of the coordinating committee of YT ambassadors – Initiation and preparation of roundtable discussions, seminars, workshops in the framework of the activities program of YT movement – Involvement in the development of themes and scientific programs of YT – Taking part in YT activities – Opportunity to be the official representative of YT at events supported by YT or interesting for development of YT – To be an exclusive representative of YT in your region – No conference fees at the events arranged by YT||No fee. Applicant have to be a member who involved in YT activities more than two years. He/she should submit a proposal which is to be considered by the president of the Youth Time Movement|
All the registered members are guaranteed to get:
- Name cards in accordance with their status
- Youth Time online info letter
- Visa support when traveling in the interests of YT
Membership Registration Procedure:
Internal rules of Youth Time membership:
- Comply with the Manifesto of the Youth Time (Organization);
- Share the values of the Organization;
- Perform and follow the internal documents of the Organization;
- Participate in the activities of the Organization; help address the challenges facing the Organization;
- Timely payment of membership fees;
- Regularly provide a summary (including photos) on the results of activities in the region if the activity is associated with the concerns and interests of the Organization (with the possibility of further publication of any content);
- Assistance and cooperation with the Organization is free of charge except in cases where business obligations preclude this;
- Enhance the efficiency of the Organization by activities performed;
- In carrying out own activities take into account decisions of the General Meeting and the recommendations of the Board of the Organization;
- Operate according to the principles of respect for members, of human decency, preventing the abuse of belonging to the Organization;
- Comply with the principles adopted by the Organization concerning the behavior with both the members of the Organization and third parties;
- Do not take any actions that violate the Charter of the Organization, friendly relations ethics as well as actions that can cause material and other damage;
- Refrain from activity which contradicts purposes and objectives enshrined by the Organization.
Withdrawal & Expulsion procedure:
A member can withdraw from membership any time.
- A member wishing to withdraw is kindly advised to contact YT to inform his/her intention and receive the form “Notice of Withdrawal” from YT.
- A member who withdrew from YT membership will no longer get special assistance from YT but remains being a member of YT community.
- A member is also regarded as withdrawn if annual membership fee is in arrear and is still arrear after the end of fiscal year passed in disregard of reminders.
If either of the following situations occurs, the Youth Time may adopt a resolution on the expulsion of the member.
- The member violated any article of the Internal rules (see above)
- The member defamed Youth Time or committed an act against the purpose of Youth Time International Movement.
The member expulsed will receive a notice of expulsion.
A member who forfeited a membership is no longer allowed to take part in events arranged by Youth Time or represent its interests within other public initiatives.
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On October 4, 2010, on the Island of Rhodes in Greece, 150 energetic young people gathered to attend the first Rhodes Youth Forum. They came from 34 different countries to listen to reports and to talk about issues the world’s social development. During the forum participants discussed questions concerning everyday life which young people often do not ponder: “How do young people see their future? What differences exist in the worldviews of young people from different countries and regions of the world? What can be done to pave the way towards a better future?” As the result of the Rhodes Youth Forum a new initiative to create an organization that could continue to support the activities of the youth on the ongoing basis was launched. This new international youth movement was officially founded on December 11, 2010 in Prague. The Prague manifesto of Youth Time specified the guiding principles of the new international movement. The name of the movement, “Youth Time”, refers to the years of the youth as the happiest and most active period of life. Young people should use it properly in order to do their best for their own future and the future of older and younger generations.
Youth Time is an internationally oriented non-profit, non-political organization which actively represents a platform of dialogue between cultures and generations. We inspire and engage young people from all over the world, by encouraging them to develop their social leadership skills as well as to take upon their civil responsibility. Youth Time provides opportunities to take part in various projects, to help youth acquire new knowledge and skills in social and public sphere as well as to built up relations with other young social leaders.
The younger generation takes the most active role in shaping our global community. Young people want to see and create a wealthy future for themselves and for the generations to come. We call for the youth to be aware of the current global issues and be pro-active when it comes to solving them. We would like to encourage active, open, and equal dialogue among the youth worldwide; to preserve national and cultural identity while valuing unity and diversity; and to facilitate the process of sharing knowledge, experience, and values between generations.
We work on drafting, implementing, and synchronizing projects that aim for a better future in different spheres, primarily by establishing an active dialogue between and within generations, and by motivating the youth to be more active in their own lives and in public life.
• Creating a network and platform for promoting the values and principles of the Youth Time International Movement;
• Stimulating an active intercultural dialogue and dialogue between generations based on the principles of openness, respect, and equality;
• Facilitating the acquisition of knowledge, values, and experience through exchanges between generations;
• Preserving national and cultural identities even though we recognize universal and indigenous values;
• Understanding the global challenges facing today’s youth;
• Inviting young people to promote the values and principles of the Youth Time International Movement;
• Establishing contacts and promoting cooperation between the Youth Time International Movement and other friendly organizations.