GYAN rings NASDAQ closing bell,
(New York, June 2006)


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).

GYAN is a youth-led organization that unites the efforts of young people working to improve our world. The Network connects many thousands of organizations in over 190 countries and a growing membership is now helping to shape the future direction of GYAN.


GYAN works to:
:: facilitate youth participation and intergenerational partnership in global decision-making;
:: support collaboration among diverse youth organizations; and to
:: provide tools, resources, and recognition for positive youth action.


GYAN believes that critical issues facing the planet demand every generation's attention and commitment; and that if we are to solve these problems in our life, then we must act, and combine our efforts to guarantee a future of peace, justice and sustainability.


GYAN helps its members share information and resources - building collaborations that leverage experience. Any youth-related organization which does not promote hatred or violence is welcome to apply. Find out more about GYAN membership and connect to other organizations in our member directory. Learn more and apply here!