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sam, 14 avril 2012

Governor General Becomes Patron of Canada World Youth

(anglais seulement)

MONTREAL, April 4, 2012 – Canada World Youth is pleased to announce that His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, is now Patron of our organization.

“For Canada World Youth, this gesture from the Governor General of Canada is a testament to the quality and impact of our international education programs for young people” said Louis Moubarak, President and CEO (Interim) of Canada World Youth. “His Excellency has witnessed first-hand how our programs can transform our young volunteers who become more open-minded, acquire a unique self-confidence and enhance their leadership and communication skills.”

This patronage comes at a time when Canada World Youth is celebrating its 40 years of history and achievements, which have included offering programs to a total of 35,000 young people in 67 countries and coordinating one million volunteer hours per year. The organization looks forward to many more years of innovative and impactful international programs.

Founded in 1971, Canada World Youth is a global leader in developing leadership-, health- and environment-oriented international education programs for young people aged 15 to 35. A non-profit organization, Canada World Youth is dedicated to enriching the lives of young people who have a desire to become informed and active global citizens.

Canada World Youth is registered with the Canada Revenue Agency as a charitable organization (118973999RR0001) and accepts online donations at www.canadaworldyouth.org.

This post is also available in EN.

À propos de Jeunesse Canada Monde

Jeunesse Canada Monde est dédié à l’enrichissement de la vie des jeunes de 35 ans et moins désireux de devenir des citoyens du monde informés et actifs. JCM offre des expériences d'apprentissage internationales des plus marquantes destinées à développer les connaissances, le leadership et autres compétences clés par le biais de projets communautaires durables. Depuis plus de 40 ans, 38 000 jeunes et 12 000 familles d’accueil ont participé à des programmes de JCM au Canada et à l’étranger.

Jeunesse Canada Monde est enregistré auprès de l’Agence du revenu du Canada à titre d’organisme de bienfaisance (# 118973999RR0001).

Source : Mary McGee, Agente des communications, Jeunesse Canada Monde, 514 931-3526 # 336, mmcgee@cwy-jcm.org.

Entrevue et information (photos disponibles):

Mary McGee
1 800 605-3526 #336
514 931-3526 # 336
mmcgee@cwy-jcm.org