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 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
On Saturday, September 20th, over a hundred energetic participants engaged in a full day of interactive case workshops with a former Canadian Ambassador, officers of the NATO Council of Canada and of Cuso International, and current and former members of Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade, and Development (DFATD).