August 12: International Youth Day [ Current Affairs ]

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International Youth day observed on 12 August annually. International Youth day is an awareness day selected by the United Nations. The first International Youth Day observed on 12 August, 2000.

Purpose:

  • The aim of this day is to draw attention to a given set of cultural and legal issues surrounding youth.
International Youth day

International Youth day

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Key Details:

  • It is an opportunity for government and others to draw attention to youth related issues in worldwide.
  • In 1999, this Day is designated by the united nation with the adoption of Resolution.
  • Youth organisation takes place in the world during the International Youth Day.
  • A national and local government official includes various events like workshops, concerts, cultural events, and meetings during the International Youth Day.
  • This year Day is about achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
  • It plays an important role for young people in ensuring poverty extinction and achieving sustainable development through sustainable production and consumption.
  • Development and promotion of individual choices and actions that increase the eco-efficiency of consumption of all.
  • It minimizes waste and pollution to achieving equitable socioeconomic development.

Slogan of IYD:

Slogan of International Youth day

Slogan of International Youth day

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- Published on: August 15, 2016