Sebastien Marot Executive Director, Friends-International, Cambodia

Friends-International works to protect marginalized children and youth, giving them opportunities to become productive citizens of their countries. It offers a range of social services for young people and their families, including education, vocational training and job placement. Friends-International recently developed the CYTI Alliance and the ChildSafe Network, in order to increase the impact of its model and improve the protection of children globally. Beyond its home base of Cambodia, Friends-International has expanded into Laos, Indonesia, Thailand, Myanmar, Egypt and Central America.