Young Diplomats of Canada (YDC) is a national, non-partisan, non-profit organization that promotes the leadership of young Canadians through international delegations, research projects, and advocacy initiatives.



YDC provides hands-on training programs and establishes key partnerships that give our delegates exclusive access to high-level geopolitical and global governance summits including the World Bank & IMF, OECD, UN, NKS, WTO, and the flagship Y20 (Youth 20).
Discover our past engagements



YDC researches and publishes commentary on public and global affairs through the Young Diplomats Journal, and partners with the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs G20 Research Group.
Read our commentary and opinion pieces



YDC advocates for policies that represent the interests of young people and professionals through direct engagement with government officials and agencies, as well as with international institutions, organizations, and businesses.
View the Y20 2014 communiqué policies 


Young Diplomats Journal

The Young Diplomats Journal is the official thought leadership hub for Young Diplomats of Canada.