International Youth Day was enforced by united nation in 1999 with the adoption of resolution 54/120. Every year this day is commemorated on 12th of August. The day is celebrated to spread awareness about the cultural and legal issues surrounding youth and try to resolve it. Numerous workshops, cultural gathering, concerts and meeting involving national and local government officials and different organizations takes place around the globe.
Every year UN comes up with different ideas to celebrate , this year’s the theme is ‘TRANSFORMING
FOOD SYSTEM-YOUTH INNOVATION FOR HUMAN AND PLANETORY HEALTH’ , the main objective behind this theme is to highlight the hard work and efforts put by the young people in the transformation of food system and aim to collectively save our planet.
“YOUTHS ARE THE BUILDING BLOCKS OF COMING FURTURE”.
Coming future stands on a strong foundation of the budding youth’s creative and collective power. The youth should be well refined with education and global exposure . To stand in the society and face the wordly challenges bravely and efficiently. They are the treasure to be preserved and valued.