YouthAlert! (YA!) U.S.A. is putting its "Peace First" "Youth Peace First" Campaign along with its Special Consultative Status with United Nations (UN) Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), now in its fourth year, to good use.
YA! is directly advocating to all 193 U.N. Member State of though each state's U.N. New York Missions and those in partnership and in cooperation with the U.N. Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA). Some of these regional organizations are the African Union (AU), Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), European Union (EU), League of Arab States (LAS), Northeast Asia, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), Pacific Islands Forum, Shanghai Cooperation Organization, Southern African Development Community.
In addition YA! advocates with other Intergovernmental and other Organizations that have received official "Observer" status with the U.N General Assembly. Some of these organizations include Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Organization of American States (OAS), and more. Also the Inter-Parliamentary Union (UPU).
Special areas of focus with YA!'s "Youth Peace" efforts since YA!'s last GlobalGiving.org report on this project includes Syria, Isreal, the Gaza Strip, the Palestinians, Ukraine, all twenty-two Arab States and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the Republic of Korea (ROK).