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International Youth Day 2017

Original story at United Nations Youth• 12 mentions • 2 months ago

United Nations Youth 2 months ago

 
The theme of International Youth Day 2017 is Youth Building Peace. Since the adoption of Security Council Resolution 2250 in 2015, there is growing recognition that as agents of change, young people are critical actors in conflict prevention and sustaining peace. International Youth Day 2017 is dedicated to celebrating young people’s contributions to conflict prevention and transformation as well as inclusion, social justice, and sustainable peace. The current generation of youth are the largest in history and young people often comprise the majority in countries marked by armed conflict or unrest, therefore considering the needs and aspirations of youth in ...
 
 
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12 Aug
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