INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY
Every year on August 12th, International Youth Day or World Youth Day is commemorated to honor the importance and hard work of our youths, as well as to raise awareness & address difficulties that this unique young ones face. International Youth Day is one of the most important days for promoting various ways to engage the world’s young people to help others. International Youth Day is one of the most significant days for promoting various ways to involve our world’s young people in order to help them and give more to our communities and society.
THEME OF THIS YEAR’S INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY
This year’s theme for International Youth Day 2021 is “Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health,” with the purpose of emphasising the importance of young people’s active participation in such a global project. During the ECOSOC Youth Forum (EYF) in 2021, one of the subjects and priorities expressed by young participants was the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, specifically its influence on human health, the environment, and food systems. As part of the EYF’s official result, young participants underlined the necessity of working toward more equitable food systems. They also stressed the significance of increasing worldwide awareness of the healthiest and most environmentally friendly options for both humans and the environment so that adolescents can make informed eating choices.
IMPORTANCE OF INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY
International Youth Day is mainly focused on making the world a better place for youth, with a set of priorities based on improvements in youth’s lives.Youth Day also aids in raising awareness about poverty; many children go hungry because they cannot afford food due to poverty, hence it is critical to raise awareness about poverty issues.International Youth Day establishes a priority list that allows them to consider what is most important to our children and future generations.
Happy International Youth Day!