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May 13, 2010



The Sauvé Scholars Program is proud to announce Canada World Youth as one of its partners:


Montreal, May 13, 2010
– Canada World Youth and the Sauvé Scholars Program have announced a partnership that will provide both organizations access to wider networks, resources and information on youth-related issues.

Through this partnership agreement, the two organizations will join forces in the creation of educational events, speakers series, youth training opportunities and youth-related research. Canada World Youth and the Sauvé Scholars Program have also agreed to promote their programs to their respective networks and ensure that Canada World Youth volunteers and alumni and Sauvé Scholars, past and current, have access to a wide-range of services and opportunities.

The complementary strength and expertise of the two organizations in developing youth programming and research is the cornerstone of this agreement. By working together, they will contribute effectively to each other’s respective work and missions in the future.

About Canada World Youth
Founded in 1971, Canada World Youth (CWY) is a world leader in developing international educational programs for young people aged 15 to 29. An international non-profit organization, CWY is dedicated to enriching the lives of young people that have a desire to become informed and active global citizens. Since its inception, Canada World Youth has made it possible for close to 32 000 young volunteers from Canada and other countries to have safe and meaningful international experiences in more than 67 countries in Africa, Latin America, Asia, the Caribbean, and Eastern Europe. 

About the Sauvé Scholars Program
The Sauvé Scholars Program is the flagship program of the Jeanne Sauvé Foundation, created in 1991 by the late Right Honourable Jeanne Sauvé. Each year since 2003 up to 14 remarkable young leaders from across the globe who want to change the world, and have demonstrated skills as agents of change, are offered a unique opportunity to spend nine months away from their studies, careers or other formal commitments to embark on a rewarding personal and intellectual program combining reflection, study, travel and community engagement along with participation in conferences, seminars, cultural and sports events. Since 2003, the Sauvé Scholars Program has welcomed 87 Scholars from 44 different countries.

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For more information:

Myriam Levert – Director of Communications, Canada World Youth
T – 514-931-3526 x 308
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François-Xavier Tremblay – Communications Officer, Sauvé Scholars Program
T – 514-848-9292 x 203
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“Leaders must dream of changing the world.

They must have an inspired vision of the changes they want to make and be prepared to consecrate all
their energy to that purpose. A capacity to communicate their objectives is indispensable to sustain
the enthusiasm of their collaborators and their perseverance in action.”
— The Right Honourable Jeanne Sauvé, Opening Speech to the National Conference for Young Leaders, June 2-8, 1991