1)             Participation

Serve as a catalyst to enhance the coordination and harmonization of youth programming among IYC agencies and beyond.

2)             Advocacy

Engage Member States, private sector, foundations, academic institutions, media and civil society, including youth-led organizations in the IYC programmes on youth and facilitate multi-stakeholder partnerships on youth issues.

3)             Partnerships

Promote stronger youth engagement in setting, implementing and evaluating the various development frameworks and increase international awareness and attention to youth issues.

4)             Harmonization

Increase accessibility of young women and men (including marginalized youth) to the IYC through promoting structured mechanisms for youth participation at national, regional and international levels