The RfP – Global Youth Network established at the 2006 World Youth Assembly in Hiroshima, Japan, harnesses the energy and commitment of religious youth leaders all over the world to advance the mission of multi-religious cooperation for peace. The Global Youth Network is representative of the world's major religious traditions across six regions:

    • Africa Youth Network
    • Asia and Pacific Youth Network
    • Europe Youth Network (EIYN)
    • Latin America and the Caribbean Youth Network
    • Middle East Youth Network
    • North America Youth Network

Today, the Global Youth Network is implementing different programs to confront some of our most urgent challenges – building peace, addressing environmental issues, and coping with the HIV/AIDS pandemic. The Network also focuses on mainstreaming youth and youth issues into Religions for Peace programming activities at the local, regional, and global levels. This important work is led by the International Youth Committee (IYC).

International Youth Committee (IYC) is the body leading the work of RfP, Global Youth Network. First elected at the World Youth Assembly in 2006. It is comprised of fifteen members representing the world's faith traditions from six continents.

TheReligions for Peace Global Youth Network and the IYC is led by Youth Coordinator, Ms. Stellamaris Mulaeh, who is actively engaged in grassroots multi-religious youth-led peacebuilding in Kenya.

Europe has three representatives in International Youth Committee (IYC):

    • Ms Natalie Pylypiv, from Ukraine – Christian (greek catholic)
    • Mr Thomas Gillet, from France – Muslim
    • Ms Rupal Maru, from UK – Hindu

"We, the youth of different faith groups, are determined to live together in peace and mutual appreciation. We are united in the belief that it is our duty to play a crucial role in overcoming violence and striving for justice. This ideal will only be achieved through interfaith cooperation, which will be facilitated by the establishment of the European Interfaith Youth Network (EIYN)"; Geneva declaration

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