World Assembly of Youth.

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Founded in London in 1948 as an international youth organization coordinating democratic national youth councils; based on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of the United Nations and without ideological premises, WAY aims at the solution of specific youth problems in all parts of the world; its services include training courses and technical assistance; WAY has a consultative status with the UNESCO, UNICEF and the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) and cooperates also with the Council of Europe, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the World Health Organization (WHO).

From the description of Collection 1952-1972. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78158102

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referencedIn [World Assembly of Youth pamphlet collection]. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
referencedIn Oliver Tambo, Papers, undated, 1960-1992. Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Center.
referencedIn United World Federalists (U.S.). Records [microform], 1950-1960. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn J. B. Matthews Papers, 1862-1986 and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Papers, 1948-1994. Andover-Harvard Theological Library
creatorOf World Assembly of Youth. [Papers from the WAY Asian regional seminar, Singapore, 16th-28th April 1967]. National Library Board, Singapore
referencedIn [World Assembly of Youth pamphlet collection] [microform]. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
creatorOf World Assembly of Youth. Collection 1952-1972.
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associatedWith Hopper, Leon. person
associatedWith Matthews, J. B. (Joseph Brown), 1894-1966 person
associatedWith Tambo, Oliver, 1917- person
associatedWith United World Federalists (U.S.) corporateBody
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Active 1952

Active 1972


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SNAC ID: 39688222