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International Youth Day 2021 Theme, History, Significance, Importance, Quotes, Activities, and More

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Every Year, International Youth Day is celebrated on 12 August every year. The aim of the day is to create awareness among all the governments of the countries of the world to pay attention to the youths of their countries and fulfil their requirements like – Skillful Education, Employment, etc. Let us tell you more about the International Youth Day like – Current 2021 Theme, History, Significance, Importance, Quotes, Activities, and More

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History

In 1999, the World Conference of Ministers Responsible for Youth in Lisbon Presented a proposal to celebrate The proposal of celebrating International Youth Day every year to highlight the issues of youths and for their encouragement. United Nations General Assembly accepted this proposal and declared 12 August as International Youth Day. And the first International Youth Day was celebrated in the same year, 1999.

Significance and Importance

The aim of the day is to aware all the countries around the world, that there is a need to pay attention to the requirement of their Youths like – Skillful Education, and Employment. As Unemployment is at its peak, youths are suffering from a lot of problems to make a happy living. It is the duty of the government to help them on their way from their education to become self-reliant.

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Activities

  • Contact popular local/national radio stations to request slots to discuss with eminent personalities and youth.
  • Organize a virtual meeting or debate on virtual conferencing. You can organize meeting on Platforms like -Zoom, Google Meet to discuss young people’s contributions to worldwide issues.
  • Hold a virtual concert to promote International Youth Day and its aim. 
  • Get permission to use a public space for an arts exhibit, which showcases the challenges of young people today or how young people are contributing to development.

International Youth Day 2021 Theme

The theme of the International Youth Day 2021 is “Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human“. This will be going to be the main phrase around, which all the events on this day will revolve.

International Youth Day Informative Quotes

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. – APJ Abdul Kalaam

We want our legacy to stand upon the youth. We want to give knowledge to the younger generation and be a part of changing the game.

Keep true to the dreams of your youth. – Friedrich Schiller

“Youth is happy because it has the capacity to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.” – Franz Kafka

“Common sense is merely the deposit of prejudice laid down in the human mind before the age of 18.” – Albert Einstein

“Though leaves are many, the root is one; Through all the lying days of my youth I swayed my leaves and flowers in the sun; Now I may wither into the truth.” – William Butler Yeats

“Youth gets together with their materials to build a bridge to the moon or maybe a palace on earth; then in middle age, they decide to build a woodshed with them instead.” – Henry David Thoreau

We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future. – Franklin D. Roosevelt

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