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In 1999, in its resolution 54/120, the General Assembly declared August 12 International Youth Day, which gives an opportunity to celebrate young peoples’ views and initiatives. The theme of the 2016 International Youth Day is “The Road to 2030: Eradicating Poverty and Achieving Sustainable Consumption and Production”. This year’s Day is about achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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** International Youth Day ** International Youth Day was set up by the United Nations in 1985. It takes place on 12th August every year. The day is part of the World Programme of Action for Youth. The theme of International Youth Day is different every year. This year the theme is “The Road to 2030: Eradicating Poverty and Achieving Sustainable Consumption and Production”, which is all about delivering the Agenda of 2030 for sustainable development through sustainable growth and…

TODAY IS INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY- The theme of International Youth Day 2014 is “Youth and Mental Health” under the slogan ‘Mental Health Matters’. Youth with mental health conditions can often experience stigma and discrimination, which in turn can lead to exclusion and/or discourage people from seeking help for fear of being negatively ‘labelled’. Efforts are needed to overcome this stigma to ensure that young people with mental health conditions can lead full & healthy lives free of…

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United Nations International Youth Day 2013 | This year's theme is 'Youth Migration: Moving Development Forward' #UnitedNations #InternationalYouthDay

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Young People Are Shaping a New Era of Global Citizenship for Solidarity and Social Justice

5 Million people between the ages of 15-24 are living with HIV. #Infographic: #HIV and Young People

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Kofi Annan on International Youth Day: Let The Young Lead

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International Youth Day: Mental Health And Chronic Pain - #paindoctor #painmedicine #chronicpain

Each year on 12 August, International Youth Day is celebrated all around the world! Inaugurated in the year 2000, IYD has been assigned a different theme every year since. In 2012, it is “Building a better world: Partnering with youth”. While law and policy makers in all countries of the world constantly make decisions that affect the lives and the future of young people, ... United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says “to unleash the power of young people, we need to partner with…

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