The International Cultural Youth Exchange (ICYE) is an international non-profit youth exchange organization promoting youth mobility,
intercultural learning and international voluntary service. ICYE organizes long and short-term exchanges combining home stays with voluntary
service in a variety of community service projects in more than 34 countries around the world.
a leader in international youth exchange program with more than 50 years of experience;
long- and short- term exchange programs for 2.000 participants annually;
an international Federation of National Committees in 34 countries;
an international voluntary service program promoting young people's active and global citizenship;
an experience based program to enhance young people's intercultural understanding and commitment to peace and justice;
an international network coordinated by national offices and dedicated co-workers,
who provide volunteers with the necessary orientation, training and support.
September 15 1987, the UN International Year of Peace the UN Secretary-General,
Javier Pérez de Cuéllar designated ICYE as a Peace Messenger