Global Youth Action Network

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The Global Youth Action Network (GYAN) "is a 501(c)3, not-for-profit organization, launched in 1996 and registered in the state of New York, USA. National Chapters are registered in Mexico and Ghana. GYAN is affiliated to the United Nations Department of Public Information and holds Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic & Social Council (ECOSOC)." [1]

"GYAN is one of the largest networks of youth organizations ever created. GYAN acts as an incubator of global partnerships and a global information provider." [2]

Directors

Accessed January 2009: [3]

Global Youth Action Awards Honorary Advisory Committee

Accessed January 2009: [4]

  • Deepak Chopra - Celebrated author and physician; co-Founder, Alliance for a New Humanity
  • Jane Goodall - World-renowned primatologist; founder, Jane Goodall Institue and Roots & Shoots
  • Stan Lee - Chairman Emeritus, Marvel Comics; known as the creator of Spiderman
  • Ben Vereen - Tony- Golden Globe- and Emmy-winning entertainer, Minister
  • Lindsay Wagner - Emmy-winning actress, healer, and author; known for portraying the Bionic Woman

Advisory Board

Accessed January 2009: [5]

Contact

Web: http://www.youthlink.org

Resources and articles

Related Sourcewatch articles

References

  1. About, Global Youth Action Network, accessed January 21, 2009.
  2. History, Global Youth Action Network, accessed January 21, 2009.
  3. Directors, Global Youth Action Network, accessed January 21, 2009.
  4. Advisory Board, Global Youth Action Network, accessed January 21, 2009.
  5. Advisory Board, Global Youth Action Network, accessed January 21, 2009.