Charles, Prince of Wales, to Make an Address at the YBI International Network Reception
The members of the YBR delegation, led by Boris Tkachenko, Head of IBLF branch in Russia, Manager of Youth Business Russia programme, attended the gala reception held in the name of Charles, Prince of Wales, Honorary President of Youth Business International, in the course of the Global Youth Entrepreneurship Summit.
His Royal Highness expressed his gratitude and appreciation to all the Summit participants, stressing the importance of the efforts they take in their countries to solve one of the key problems of our time that is youth unemployment. He told the story of YBI international network establishing and dwelt upon a similar initiative for seniors, Initiative for Mature Enterprise, developed by Prince's foundation as well.
Prince of Wales specially mentioned in his address partners of YBI international network supporting the initiative across the whole globe. Among them are such companies as Accenture, Barclays, BG Group, Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) as well as the Department for International Development under the Government of Great Britain.
“The future depends on all of you and all those young people who are going to ensure that they are the future business people and mentors and supporters,” said Prince of Wales in the conclusion of his speech.
The delegation of Youth Business Russia programme had the honour to attend the address made by His Royal Highness while the programme Manager Boris Tkachenko was invited to a special audience with Prince of Wales held for leaders of the member programmes of the Youth Business International network.