International Youth Day 2015

12 Agosto 2015

Global

Young people can play a powerful role in advancing global progress. Youth in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. © UNFPA
Young people can play a powerful role in advancing global progress. Youth in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. © UNFPA

International Youth Day is an annual celebration of the role of young women and men as essential partners in change, as well as an opportunity to raise awareness of the challenges and hardships facing the world’s youth. The theme of this year's International Youth Day is Youth Civic Engagement, highlighting the importance of engaging young people in political, economic and social decision-making.

When empowered and involved, young people can be key agents of peace, development and advancement. Learn more and join the conversation with the hashtag #YouthDay.