August 12 “As we mark International Youth Day 2014, let us enable youth with mental health conditions to realize their full potential, and let us show that mental health matters to us all.” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
Build a better world by partnering with you! International Youth Day is Sunday (12 August). Google+ Hangouts were held this week to find out what is important to young people. The themes were: Political Inclusion Education Entrepreneurship Citizenship Employment Education on Sexual and Reproductive Health Young people are also invited to share their opinions in an online survey. For updates all year, see: @un4youth and Facebook.
2013 International Youth Day: Youth Migration, Moving Development Forward: 12 August. The theme is "Youth Migration: Moving Development Forward ." Raises awareness of the opportunities and risks associated with youth migration, share knowledge and information stemming from recent research and analysis on this topic, and engage young people in discussions on their migration experiences.
NEW YORK, USA, 10 August 2012 –THE POWER OF YOUTH - CELEBRATING INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY -- The number of young people globally has never been higher. According to the United Nation’s Population Fund (UNFPA), there are 1.8 billion young people in the world today. For most of them, life is not easy. About half of young people survive on less than $2 a day, millions are out of school and many more face unemployment.....Photo credit: Dennis Brussaard/2012