No 24, IFIA Virtual Committee meeting on March 2019
IFIA 24rd Virtual Executive Committee meeting was organized on March 13, 2019, to review the new membership requests submitted to the IFIA Secretariat by the Young Entrepreneurs and Leaders Empowerment Initiative from Nigeria and Research Institute of Creative Education from Vietnam which gained the majority of votes and were admitted as IFIA corresponding members.
YELEM INITIATIVE aims to empower youths with business grants and skill acquisition training by promoting mentor-mentee relationships both in business and civic. YELEM INITIATIVE projects young entrepreneurs for easy contact with investors and clients and fosters invention and innovation by organizing invention fairs to showcase inventions.
Research Institute of Creative Education is an institute operating in the field of general science education. Its main objective is to broaden creative skills and intellect, science and technology; to develop and transfer skills training programs including critical thinking, practical life skills, and working skills for students and communities to become global citizens.
RICE cooperates with the Ministry of Education and Training of Vietnam and the Departments of Education and Training throughout the territory to focus on discovering, fostering, and organizing student delegations to participate in international competitions. Besides, the Institute also supports start-ups, events for the young Vietnamese generation.
The voting members
- Mladen Karic, Bosnia & Herzegovina
- Zoran Barisic, Croatia
- Mahmoud Hafez, Egypt
- Winfried Sturm, Germany
- Megaria Augstina, Indonesia
- Aynampudi Subbarao, India
- Hossein Vaezi Ashtiani, Iran
- Agnieszka Mikołajska, Poland
- Adnan Al Naimi, Qatar
- Kyoung-ho Shin, South Korea
- John Calvert, USA
- Majid El Bouazzaoui, Morocco
- Gaelle Grosjean , Switzerland
- Koray Sahin , Turkey