Y-PEER Celebrates the International Youth Day 2016

12.08.2016
Y-PEER Celebrates the International Youth Day 2016 Y-PEER as a Global network has been always trying to promote healthy life style, youth participation, civic engagement, leadership and our member network's great work with youth living in humanitarian settings is valuable. 2016 will not be an exclusion, thus we are happy to announce the launching Campaign called "Y-PEER for SDGs - Mobilizing Y-PEER National Networks for International Youth Day"..... #Ypeer4SDGs.

13 national networks and thousands of members and motivated young people join together in the celebration of the International Youth Day 2016. All kinds of activities, from reports, youth forums and training sessions to outdoor concerts and parties will take place to advocate for young people's place in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Check the global map of activities and see where Y-PEER is involved!

In 1999, in its resolution 54/120, the General Assembly declared August 12 International Youth Day, which gives an opportunity to celebrate young peoples views and initiatives. Celebrations at the United Nations Headquarters and around the world will recognize the importance of youth efforts, collaboration and participation in the implementation of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, and in particular the role of young people in ensuring poverty eradication and achieving sustainable development through sustainable consumption and production.

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