International Union of Socialist Youth

Wien, Österreich

The International Union of Socialist Youth is the biggest political youth organization in the world, representing about 136 member organizations from more than 100 countries. This umbrella organization brings together the socialist, social democratic and labour political youth organizations from around the world. It’s an international youth NGO with consultative status at the UN ECOSOC and actively fights for change all over the world for over 100 years now – founded in 1907, and re-organized after the Second World War in 1946.

The main fields of IUSY’s work are Democracy, Human Rights and Youth Policy from the perspective of Freedom, Solidarity and Equality. Every year IUSY organizes meetings, seminars, trainings, study visits and world festivals for young political leaders and activists.