International Youth Day On August 12
Faizan Hashmi 2 years ago Sat 04th August 2018 | 04:59 PM
International Youth Day (IYD) will be observed on August 12 (Sunday), in the country as elsewhere across the globe
The purpose of the day is to draw attention to a given set of cultural and legal issues surrounding youngsters.
The theme for International Youth Day 2018 is Safe Spaces for Youth, Since the adoption of Security Council Resolution 2250 in 2015, there is growing recognition that as agents of change, young people are critical actors in conflict prevention and sustaining peace.
The current generation of youth are the largest in history and young people often comprise the majority in countries marked by armed conflict or unrest, therefore considering the needs and aspirations of youth in matters of peace and security is a demographic imperative, Private news channel reported.
Each year International Youth Day has a different theme to help draw attention to different youth issues around the world.