International Youth Game - AEFE-UNSS
19 June - 24 June 2019
This year, the 9th JIJ edition will be held in Lebanon
They will cross the world to embody the school of the Lycée Français de Singapour in Lebanon, from June 19 to 24, 2019. These high school students will represent their country during this 9th edition of this unique educational and cultural program: the International Youth Games.
Organized by and for young people, this five-day event will gather 57 mixed teams of 6 students from 36 different countries. The 342 participants from French schools abroad and metropolitan France will meet for sporting and cultural events at four historic sites, Faqra, Byblos, Saint-Joseph-D'antoura and Beirut.
The International Youth Games have been organised since 2011 by the Agence pour l'Enseignement Français à l'Etranger (AEFE) and the Union Nationale du Sport scolaire (UNSS) and are an essential pillar of sports diplomacy.