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Monday, 03 April 2017 13:43

YT Ambassadors 2017

Ambassadors 2016


Niwa Dwitama (Indonesia)

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Niwa Niwa was an NGO activist who now works as a diplomat for the Indonesian government—Aspiring to make little difference from within the system. What consistently remains is his interest in youth leadership and diplomacy, project management, policy advocacy and facilitating international trainings. He graduated as a valedictorian from University of Indonesia, minoring in International Relations and subsequently the best graduate of Diplomatic Academy batch 39 in Indonesian Diplomatic Corps. As a co-founder of an Indonesian youth NGO (since 2009), Niwa has successfully won project grants and led several community projects funded by, among others: Microsoft, Person Foundation, UN Habitat, Indonesian governments and Council of Europe. Supporting the successful convening of Youth Time Global Forum 2016 in Jakarta, the first time in Southeast Asia, Niwa looks forward to forge his contribution with Youth Time community at the regional and global level.


Marija Vilimonovic (Serbia)

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Vilimonovic Marija is currently writing a Magister’s thesis in English literature at University of Pisa, Italy. She graduated from the Department of Comparative Literature and Literary Theory at the Faculty of Philology in Belgrade, Serbia. Marija speaks five languages, has been a volunteer for several organizations, participated in various international conferences and she works in the field of journalism, translation and education. A passion for theater dates back from her adolescent period and remains one of her greatest interest. Beside that her interest lies in writing, painting, photography, psychology and traveling.


Grégory Julien (France)

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Jullien Grégory is an expert in the field of international affairs. Graduated in history of international relations and cultural exchanges. Also graduated in management. Was a consultant in international project management for international NGO and institutions. Attended multiple Youth Time events since 2010, feels glad to share his experience with other ambassadors and the participants.


Qëndrim Behluli (Kosovo)

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Behluli Law student, with specialisation international law. Since childhood interested in human rights and international relations. Wishes to be active in social life in his surroundings. Got involved in different organizations such as "Ligo Lex Legis" where he currently is a member of the parliament in this organization. Qëndrim's work is focused in youth rights, international relations and awareness of the mass. His main ambition is that one day he will become the main factor in creating good international relations for his country.



Jonathan Fritzler (USA)

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Fritzler 2nd year ambassador. After a nearly fatal accident Jonathan Fritzler experienced a profound Awakening. During his recovery, he began receiving visions of his future path. It was his call to a higher purpose. It was a call to serve the world. Now Jonathan is on a mission to impact the world through innovative approaches toward education, business, sustainability, and strategy. He is the author of the book “Hack Your Education”. While studying business at the University of Hawaii he used his school research build a million dollar recording studio in Honolulu. Now his organization has helped mentor thousands of students Hack their Education and use their projects as tools for their future. Fritzler has given a TED Talk called “The Education Energy Movement”.


Thursday, 02 February 2017 11:01

YT Global Forum 2016

Global Media
When young social entrepreneurs of 29 countries redefined Youth Time LINK
More than one hundred young people from around the world debate on education and entrepreneurship in Barcelona LINK
Меняй мир, пока молодой LINK
Ольга Лахнова: «У человека должна быть идея, в которую он верит» LINK
Global Youth Forum Indonesia - meet the winner LINK
Global Youth Forum Indonesia - meet Olga, the winner LINK
Global Youth Forum Jakarta - youth rebuilds Nepal LINK
Youth Global Forum: youth rebuilds Nepal LINK
Youth Global Forum Jakarta - female health care in Nepal LINK
Swekshya, young doctor from Nepal, improves access to health care among women LINK
ESEI in Jakarta for the 2016 Youth Time Global Forum LINK
Zagreb School of Business taking part in Youth Global Forum in Jakarta LINK
Youth Global Forum Jakarta (Indonesia) 2016 LINK
Stockholm Lokalradio bevakar Youth Time Global Forum LINK
Memories of youthful talents in Indonesia LINK
Turism mot terrorism LINK
Sustainable Challenges at YouthTime Global Forum in Jakarta LINK


Coverage in Indonesia
Jamu 150 Peserta Youth Global Forum, Pemprov DKI Suguhi Kuliner Betawi LINK
Mahasiswa UGM Menang Kompetisi Bisnis Youth Global Forum LINK
Plt Gubernur Jamu Peserta of Youth Global Forum LINK
Dua Peserta Indonesia Menangkan Kompetisi Proposal Pembangunan Berkelanjutan LINK
‘Youth Global Forum 2016’ Sukses Hadirkan 150 Pemuda dari 29 Negara LINK
Mahasiswa UGM Menang Kompetisi Bisnis Youth Global Forum LINK

From the 15th till the 20th of August 2016, Youth Time organized its sixth consecutive Summer School. This year the event was realized in Beijing, in close cooperation with the reputable China Soong Ching Ling Foundation. It was Youth Time’s second Summer School organized outside of Europe and it has become a memorable one. Hosted in spectacular facilities, 30 international and 20 Chinese participants, coming in total from 25 different nations, were offered a rich cultural program and a diverse working schedule.

Friday, 01 April 2016 00:00

In the Media


YT Global Forum 2018 Read more
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Summer School 2017 Read more
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YT Global Forum 2015 Read more
Summer School 2015 Read more
Rhodes Youth Forum 2014 Read more
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New Paradigm of Education 2013 Read more
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Eurasian Economic Youth Forum Read more
National Nepal Youth Forum 2013 Read more
Rhodes Youth Forum 2012 Read more
India Youth Forum 2012 Read more
Space and the Future of Humanity 2011 Read more
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Altay Summer School 2011 Read more
Rhodes Youth Forum 2010 Read more


Monday, 14 March 2016 00:00

YT Team

Julia Kinash

Founder & President of Youth Time International Movement
Editor-in-chief of Youth Time Magazine

julia kinash Julia graduated from Moscow State Humanitarian University majoring in Management. Her academic interests also lay within the fields of conflict management and media studies. Julia has a rich background in social entrepreneurship and her main project, Youth Time International Movement was established back in 2010. Now with almost a ten year history under Julia’s management, the movement has grown from a startup to a well-known player on the International stage that organizes at least two world-wide conferences for social entrepreneurs annually. Julia also founded Youth Time magazine of which she is the editor-in-chief. Julia was also the key author of the Youth Time Idea Grant initiative; with her active engagement, already 15 invaluable social initiatives that played a pivotal role in improving young people’s lives had been financially and organizationally supported.


Petra Jukić

Co-founder of Youth Time International Movement

petra matijakovic Сur­rently pur­su­ing bach­e­lor degree in Econ­omy and Entre­pre­neur­ship. Spheres of inter­est: Social entre­pre­neur­ship, Inter­cul­tural com­mu­ni­ca­tion, Mar­ket­ing, Development.


Ondřej Kafka

Co-founder of Youth Time International Movement

ondrej kafka Ondřej was born in 1984 in Tře­bíč, Czech Repub­lic. In 2009 grad­u­ated from Charles Uni­ver­sity, Prague with a Law Major. In 2011 Ondřej became a doc­tor of law (JUDr.). Since 2012 he has been work­ing as an attor­ney in Prague.


Anton Golikov

Chief of Financial Office, Deputy of YT President

Anton Anton grad­u­ated from the Czech Uni­ver­sity of Life Sci­ences in Prague with a major in Eco­nom­ics and Man­age­ment. At Youth Time, Anton is chief of finan­cial office, which implies that he is respon­si­ble for any finan­cial trans­ac­tions and he is the one to con­sult when­ever finan­cial issues arise within the orga­ni­za­tion. Respon­si­ble and organized.


Anna Laviana Ludvíková

Relationship Manager


Anna graduated from Charles University in Prague with a Master in Hispanic studies, she also has a Bachelor degree in East European Studies and studied Arts Management at the University of Economics, Prague. Last years she worked as a Project and Public Relations Manager in various international foundations and NGOs. As a Youth Time Relationship Manager she is responsible for partnerships, public relations and marketing strategy. Organized and proactive. Anna is multilingual and her passions are theatre and getting to know different cultures.


Artem Stepanov

President Assistant


Born in Germany, raised in Russia. After graduating from high school, he moved to the Czech Republic, where he began to study marketing, corporate management and corporate finance resources. During and after study, he worked in the hospitality business, which helped him to get interested in different cultures, travelling, global problems and politics. Artem also manages his own small sales and logistics company. Big fan of football and cooking.


Ethan Paki

Project Manager


New Zealand native, Ethan brings a sound knowledge of all things related to Project Management having spent the last three years working in New Zealand’s interior construction industry. He has lived and worked in four different countries while holding management positions previously in London and Australia’s mining industry. Outside of professional life Ethan’s family is firmly rooted in the music industry with his interests also including Boxing, Rugby and International Politics.


Xinya Kupsky Liu

Project Manager


Xinya holds her Ph.D. diploma in Journalism from Wuhan University, China, with specialization in comparative journalism and intercultural communication. Her publications include national communication system and public sphere, moral issues through a perspective of comparative journalism, and youth sub-culture. She has a rich experience as a professional researcher, a secretary for international academic conferences and forums, and an expertized consultant in education. She is passionate for international and intercultural communication.


Celina Rosas Romero

Creative Manager


Celina graduated from ITESM Camus, Ciudad de Mexico as a Product Designer. The last few years she has been developing concepts for design projects with experience in graphic design, office management and product design expositions. At Youth Time she is in charge of the graphic content. She likes to spend her free time doing pottery, watercolour drawings and dancing.


Martina Advaney

Graphic Designer


Martina qualified as a graphic designer in the year 2004. She specializes in the design of magazines, brochures, websites, branding and promotional materials and packaging. She’s also involved in the writing of articles and conducts interviews, mainly with scientists, intellectuals and the intelligentsia in different parts of the world. She has lived and worked in the Czech Republic and Australia.

Saturday, 14 March 2015 00:00

YT Ambassadors 2015

Evgenia Samodelkova (Russia)

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evgenia samodelkova Evgeniya grad­u­ated from Moscow State Uni­ver­sity, MA in Philol­ogy, Russ­ian lan­guage and lit­er­a­ture. She works in French engi­neer­ing com­pany as a head of HR depart­ment. Cor­re­spon­dent in Youth Time mag­a­zine since 2012. Free­lance jour­nal­ist and blog­ger. Mem­ber of Friend’s Club of Gor­chakov Fund of Pub­lic Diplo­macy in Moscow. Inter­ests – pho­tog­ra­phy, writ­ing, shiv­ananda yoga and tae-​bo, psy­chol­ogy, Balkan culture.


Maria Semenova (Russia)

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maria semenova Maria is a musi­cian, leader of music band “Maria Majazz”. Grad­u­ated from St.Petersburg State Uni­ver­sity of eco­nom­ics and finance, stud­ied at Fach­hochschule fuer Wirtschaft in Berlin, worked in the PR Depart­ment of JSC VTB Bank for 5 years, but later made her final choice in favour of music and inter­na­tional youth and social affairs. Maria’s inter­est lies within such spheres as jazz music, travel, for­eign cul­tures and lan­guages. At the same time Maria cur­rently works as a pro­fes­sor assis­tant and teacher of eco­nom­ics in St.Petersburg State Uni­ver­sity of tech­nol­ogy and design.


Omnia Elkhayat (Egypt)

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omnia elkhayat Omnia is a jour­nal­ist and Nov­el­ist. Her first novel was nom­i­nated to the Inter­na­tional Prize for Ara­bic Fic­tion and sold in many coun­tries like Egypt, Emi­rates, Ger­many and Tunisia. Grad­u­ated from the Fac­ulty of Mass com­mu­ni­ca­tion, Cairo Uni­ver­sity, Jour­nal­ism depart­ment. She pre­pared stud­ies in jour­nal­ism and has a diploma in trans­la­tion from the Amer­i­can Uni­ver­sity in Cairo. Omnia worked in many Egypt­ian and inter­na­tional media sta­tions and cur­rently she’s a radio reporter in Radio SAWA. She con­tributed the polit­i­cal and social changes in Egypt since 2011 till now.


Baptiste Amieux (France)

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baptiste amieux Bap­tiste is a young pro­fes­sional for the UN Coun­try Team in Tunis, Tunisia. Grad­u­ated with a Mas­ter in Inter­na­tional Rela­tions from the Catholic Uni­ver­sity of Lille, he gets a first UN expe­ri­ence as a trainee in Kosovo, and then at the UN in Laos. He mod­er­ated the last Youth Medit­er­anean Forum (Mona­s­tir). Par­tic­i­pat­ing to RYF 2013, mod­er­at­ing RYF 2014, and New Par­a­digm for Edu­ca­tion 2013. Pas­sion­ate about sports, his­tory and lan­guages, He ded­i­cates his life goals to enhance youth rep­re­sen­ta­tive power and par­tic­i­pa­tory role in the soci­ety, includ­ing at the deci­sions mak­ing level.


Rakesh Biswas (India)

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Rakesh Biswas Rakesh is an Indian entre­pre­neur. Founder and Chair­man of Inter­na­tional Youth Soci­ety of Eco friendly and Renew­able Tech­nol­ogy. He is the Recip­i­ent of Sam Global Youth Award 2014 and the Recip­i­ent of Best Sug­gested Project Award ( Social and Qual­ity Improve­ments in India) at Rhodes Youth Forum 2012. He had Chaired many national and Inter­na­tional con­fer­ences on renew­able tech­nol­ogy and envi­ron­men­tal affairs in Greece, Pak­istan, Bangladesh, Athens, Rhodes, Cri­o­tia, Italy, France, Rus­sia, Eng­land, USA, Nepal. He is cur­rently work­ing on many research projects related to Renew­able tech­nol­ogy, Waste man­age­ment, Social and Polit­i­cal Affairs, Biotech­nol­ogy, Youth affairs. He diliv­ers his famous talk on tedx Mum­bai “Trans­for­ma­tion of Youth Ideas into technology”.


Taulant Hoxha (Kosovo)

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taulant hoxha Taulant was Born and raised in Prizren — Kosovo, CEO & Founder of Even­tor HUB. Social activist eager to con­tribute in every pos­si­ble ini­tia­tive that has to do with the improve­ment of youth sec­tor. Spe­cial inter­ests on social entre­pre­neur­ship, Life-​Long learn­ing processes, non-​profits, envi­ron­men­tal activism. Pas­sion­ate moun­taineer and photographer.


Themistoklis Papadimopoulos (Greece)

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Themistoklis Papadimopoulos Themis stud­ied in Uni­ver­sity of Aegean and Uni­ver­sity of Piraeus in Greece, attended sem­i­nars from George­town Uni­ver­sity and Baruch Col­lege in the US, and after his MBA he started lessons about Art in Uni­ver­sity of Athens. His inter­ests are phi­los­o­phy, dance, travel and pol­i­tics. He works since 2007 in tourism indus­try as a mar­ket­ing and busi­ness con­sul­tant and he also is a proud fol­lower of Youth Time Move­ment since the moment of its founding.


Tigran Shadunts (Armenia)

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tigran shadunts Through his life Tigran received sev­eral uni­ver­sity degrees on diplo­macy and inter­na­tional rela­tions, has been a vol­un­teer for sev­eral orga­ni­za­tions and par­tic­i­pated in var­i­ous inter­na­tional projects. He is a founder of “Serund Pan-​Armenian Youth Cen­ter”. He orga­nizes projects related to edu­ca­tion, sci­ence, human rights, gen­der issues, cul­tural and inter­cul­tural issues, envi­ron­ment, youth activ­ity and etc. In 2014 he ini­ti­ated “OSCE 4 You(th) — You(th) 4 OSCE”-the aim of the ini­tia­tive was to give an oppor­tu­nity to youth orga­ni­za­tions to learn about OSCE activ­i­ties and main objec­tives. In 2014 he became the rep­re­sen­ta­tive of UN (New York head­quar­ters) Global Part­ner­ship for Youth Net­work in Arme­nia and estab­lished Armen­ian network.


Božidar Rados (Croatia)

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bozidar rados Boži­dar is Mar­ket­ing Assis­tant in Ernst & Young, based in Zagreb, Croa­tia. He holds a Master’s degree in Pub­lic rela­tions. Dur­ing his stud­ies, he worked as a teach­ing assis­tant at uni­ver­sity on the sub­jects of Pub­lic Rela­tions and Polit­i­cal Com­mu­ni­ca­tion. Boži­dar is a fre­quent speaker and facil­i­ta­tor at numer­ous inter­na­tional con­fer­ences and for two years he was a Croa­t­ian rep­re­sen­ta­tive in the Youth Coun­cil of the United Nations.


Hassan Rassmy (USA)

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hassan rassmy Has­san is cur­rently an under­grad­u­ate stu­dent from South­ern Cal­i­for­nia pur­su­ing a degree in polit­i­cal sci­ence and inter­na­tional stud­ies with a minor in con­flict res­o­lu­tion at the Uni­ver­sity of Cal­i­for­nia, Irvine. He was an Amer­i­can fel­low dur­ing the 2011 Ben­jamin Franklin Transat­lantic Fel­lows Insti­tute, and was involved in Model United Nations and Mock Trial — expe­ri­ences which opened his eyes to the world. Ever since, and over the course of his stud­ies, he par­tic­i­pated with the Reach­ing Zero Con­fer­ence at Yale Uni­ver­sity, was a men­tor with the Global-​In Fel­low­ship in Berlin, and par­tic­i­pated with many other projects both in the US and abroad. Has­san has trav­eled exten­sively study­ing con­flict regions in Europe, the Cau­cuses, and the Mid­dle East. In the States, he is pas­sion­ate about access-​to-​education advo­cacy in his home state of Cal­i­for­nia, and has lob­bied in Sacra­mento mul­ti­ple times. Has­san is an adven­tur­ist, Eagle Scout, and enjoys camp­ing, hik­ing, and Thai food.


Adi Kolasevic (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

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adi kolasevic Mr. Kola­se­vic has more than 10 years of expe­ri­ence in civil soci­ety sec­tor and over 5 years of expe­ri­ence in capac­ity devel­op­ment of youth and sport CSO’s in devel­op­ing coun­tries. MSci in Sport and Youth­worker with exten­sice expe­ri­ence in areas of edu­ca­tion and non for­mal edu­ca­tion. A pas­sion­ate run­ner and pho­tog­ra­pher inter­ested in nature and dif­fer­ent cul­tures try­ing to con­nect it all in every day life. Extro­vert per­son­al­ity makes him social ani­mal always ready to meet new people.



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