Germany and China cooperate in the field of youth policy, with IJAB supporting the Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (BMFSFJ) in managing the first few steps in the process and establishing a dialogue between the participating organisations.
Youth policy cooperation between Germany and Japan has a long tradition that goes back to a cultural treaty that was signed in 1957 between the Federal Republic of Germany and Japan. The first organised youth exchanges between Germany and Japan took place already between 1953 and 1964.
Many international youth work organisations are considering how they can influence efforts to develop democratic structures and support the building of a civil society in the Arab world. IJAB organises study visits and provides information to organisations that wish to become active in North Africa.
The joint interministerial agreement on youth policy cooperation of 18 April 1994 between the Federal Ministry for Women and Youth and the Directorate-General for Youth and Sport of the Republic of Turkey is currently the basis for youth policy cooperation between Germany and Turkey.
Currently, the ministries responsible in Germany and Greece respectively are developing a joint concept for an increased cooperation that also includes the establishment of a German-Greek Youth Office. IJAB supports the promotion of the German-Greek youth exchange by offering information, networking and partner exchange facilities.