Spanish Youth Advocate Daniel del Valle, appointed new High Representative of the International Human Rights Foundation for Youth
MADRID (10/27/2021) The International Human Rights Foundation bets on the Spaniard Daniel del Valle as High Representative for Youth due to his dedication, proven credentials and notable achievements in the thematic area of Youth Empowerment and Youth Participation in the United Nations context.
As part of civil society, the International Human Rights Foundation is a non-governmental, secular, diverse, non-violent, feminist, independent of creeds, parties and companies, international and non-profit institution, dedicated to the dissemination of the ideas, principles and values contained in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union, the Yogyakarta Principles, the Ruggie Principles and concordant texts.
Mr. Daniel del Valle brings to the International Human Rights Foundation also his recent and on-going experience serving as Policy Advisor to the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Slovak Republic to the United Nations in New York. In that capacity he has focused primarily on youth policies, Latin America and Africa. As a tireless youth representative and change maker, he has distinguished himself by his creativity, dedication, energetic advocacy and awareness raising about the importance of youth empowerment in today’s world, in particular in developing countries and in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
‟The commitment and reciprocal trust between the new High Representative for Youth and the International Human Rights Foundation, is based on this productive harmony of values”, stated María Claudia Cambi, President of the Board of Trustees, in the formal welcome and induction ceremony.