Youth Leadership ‘The Exelixis Institute’ is a Greek organization whose primary aim is the education of the next generation of political leadership originating from the entire political spectrum of Greece. It was founded by a group of young democrats inspired by the Transatlantic Inclusion Leaders conference (April, Copenhagen-Denmark 2012).
In accordance with the Aims of the conference on the Training of young politicians,Youth Leadership ‘The Exelixis Institute’ has begun building an active youth movement committed to the preparation and the specialized training of young Leaders here and abroad.
Youth Leadership "The Exelixis Institute" aims:
To provide opportunities for economic, social, cultural and non-governmental participation and involvement of young people.
To train young leaders upon international politics, management, media, NGO etc.
To expose rising leaders to different ideologies, cultures, nations and views.
1. To increase the engagement and involvement of youth in decision-making processes, leading to greater sense of civic responsibility and rise of confidence in democratic processes.
2. To enhance Democracy
Enrich political parties, institutions, social movements and parliaments with young, trained and experienced political leaders. Effective leaders are crucial for good governance and development in every society.
3. To promote peace and collaboration
Facilitate interaction and dialogue among the next generation of leaders through programs of international exchanges that enable emerging leaders to experience firsthand the political and cultural dynamics of other countries, thus, empowering dialogue and understanding among young people of different nationalities, religions, ethnicity and cultures.