International Youth Day: Quotes, Importance and Significance

The world will be celebrating the contribution of youth on International Youth Day. This year's theme is 'Intergenerational Solidarity: Creating a World for All ages. It aims to battle ageism

International Youth Day Source: VoicesofYouth

International Youth Day Source: VoicesofYouth

Zuhair Zaidi Delhi
International Youth Day is celebrated every year on August 12 to raise awareness about cultural and legal issues related to the youth. The day was marked by the United Nations, and it was first observed on August 12, 2000.

Governments and related authorities mark it as an opportunity to work on issues related to youth via cultural events, workshops, concerts, and meetings involving local and national government executives. Interestingly, it is also labeled as the celebration of the potential of youth as global partners.

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According to the 2020, United Nations World Youth Report, 1.21

First Published: Aug 12 2022 | 11:26 AM IST

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