International Youth Day, 12th August

Resource Name: International Youth Day, 12th August

Type of resource: Event

Organisation/Authors: United Nations – Youth Lead Innovation Festival

Category: Youth and Covid-19

Language: English

Brief description: The celebration of innovative youth-led solutions for the achievement of the SDGs and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.  The United Nations recognise that any development towards the SDGs can be achieved only through participation of all generations.  The IYD is celebrated under the hauspices of the United Nations in an effort to battle discrimination due to age that affects society as a whole and also to promote intergenerational solidarity.

Target Groups: Youth Leaders, Policymakers, Youthworkers, Young people