Hello to everyone! Young people and those who feel young, today 12 August International Youth Day! Come let's get the meaning of the day with you!
What is International Youth Day?
Celebrated by the United Nations every year since 1999 on 12 August The International Youth Day means a lot. To the problems of young people and to draw attention to their concerns. International Youth Day gives an opportunity to celebrate and mainstream young peoples’ voices, actions and initiatives, as well as their meaningful, universal and equitable engagement.
Each year has a different annual theme. This year's theme is: ‘Youth Engagement for Global Action’.
What Do People Do?
Many activities and events that take place around the world on International Youth Day promote the benefits that young people bring into the world. Many countries participate in this global event, which may include youth conferences on issues such as education and employment. Other activities include concerts promoting the world’s youth, as well as various sporting events, parades and mobile exhibitions that showcase young people’s achievements.
Well what can you do on this important day and to the young people who are the future of the world how can you contribute? Let's examine!
1- Have an intergenerational discussion
Get involved and start a round-table discussion between adults and young people. This can be between parents and children or students and teachers. Come up with topics revolving around the theme of the year and really listen to what the younger generation has to say.
2- Attend an international youth day event
Attend an International Youth Day. There are concerts, sporting events, parades, and mobile exhibitions that showcase young people's achievements. You'll feel inspired by their talent and entertained at the same time.
3- Lend a helping hand
The best thing that we can offer kids is education. Look into mentorship programs and discover what you can impart to the next generation. There are big brother and big sister programs, music programs, assisting with speech therapy, and more.
While giving this helping hand, you can go to a country with difficult living conditions and help young people there. You can also get them a gift by doing this with the pabbler. Detailed information can be click here! See you soon...