Our Global Strategy 2018-2022
As the mission of YFU remains relevant and even becomes increasingly important in nowadays societies, YFU IES seeks to actively contribute to fulfilling this mission and to support its members in making an impact in the world. The Global Strategy focusses on four strategic pillars, to be addressed with our global membership.
During the period from 2018 to 2022, YFU IES will focus on:
Build and grow our core programs, with our identity as mission-driven educational non-profit organization, based on shared values and striving for maximum impact on individuals and communities.
Respond to evolving needs of societies and individuals, and through educational activities, capacity building, advocacy and partnerships, influence policy relevant for the mission of YFU and implement relevant and innovative responses to the challenges of an evolving society.
Connect our tens of thousands of individuals – students and host families directly, and schools, teachers and other stakeholders indirectly - to something bigger: our global community via programs, activities and trainings targeting volunteers and program alumni to leverage our worldwide base for more impact.
One Living Organization
Transform the way we work - Having evolved into a global network of independent organizations operating under the global YFU brand, we will maximize our impact by working together as one global organization committed to our common global strategy and goals and we will build a stronger mindset and culture of partnership, transparency and trust.