International Youth Diplomacy Conference (IYDC-ACCRA, 2017) is an innovation of the Model United Nations Conference. It combines youths across Africa and beyond to discuss pertinent issues of Global interest. IYDC-ACCRA, 2017 is educative as well as entertaining. It is a combination of the following:
- IFED Model United Nations Conference
- IFED Development Programme
- IFED Ambassadorial Visits
- Ambassadorial Dinner and Awards
- IFED Socials and Tours
It is a simulation of the United Nations General Assembly, Security Council and other agencies under the United Nations. It has a social project implementation platform that receives proposals and vet to have the best project adjudged as IFED Development Project. IYDC also connects you to global opportunities and builds you a global network as delegate. Topics for discussion centers around the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs)
IYDC is a springboard and rotating conference in Africa that assembles young generational leaders who will bring change in the leadership style of Africa and affect the world positively no matter where they find themselves.
Although, delegates and officials operate under a set procedure and go through the Code of Conduct of the UN General Assembly, they will also be made to come out with practical solutions to Africa’s needs.
International Youth Diplomacy Conference will run from one country to the other. It partners with agencies, institutions and organizations who can be of assistance in making it a reality in the host nation.