August 14, 2014

Canada World Youth’s President and CEO, Rita S. Karakas, visits Indonesia

Rita S. Karakas, President and CEO of Canada World Youth is travelling to Indonesia from August 12th to August 21st. She is meeting with CWY’s current partner, the Ministry of Youth and Sports for the Republic of Indonesia. (MENPORA), the alumni association of the Indonesia Canada World Youth Exchanges and with potential new partners in this country. CWY and MENPORA are celebrating the 40th anniversary of their partnership and discussing the possibilities for collaboration after 2015.


Mrs. Karakas met yesterday, August 14, 2014, with the Secretary for Youth and Sports, Dr. Alfitra Salamm, with whom she exchanged gifts.

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Canada World Youth is dedicated to enriching the lives of youth aged up to 35 who want to become informed and active global citizens. CWY offers international transformative learning experiences focused on building knowledge, leadership and skills through participation in sustainable community-driven projects. For more than 40 years, 38,000 youth and 12,000 host families have participated in CWY programs, in Canada and abroad.

CWY is registered with the Canada Revenue Agency as a charitable organization (#118973999RR0001).

Source : Mary McGee, Communications Officer, Canada World Youth, 514 931-3526 # 336,

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