International Youth Day celebrated on 12 August


Posted on:16 Aug 2016 09:06:08

International Youth Day celebrated on 12 August
16 August 2016 Current Affairs: The International Youth Day was celebrated across the world on 12 August 2016. The theme of the 2016 International Youth Day is - The Road to 2030: Eradicating Poverty and Achieving Sustainable Consumption and Production.This year’s Day is about achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Theme  : It focuses on the leading role of young people in ensuring poverty eradication and achieving sustainable development through sustainable consumption and production.

Sustainable consumption entails the use of products and services that meet the basic needs of communities while safeguarding the needs of future generations.

The development and promotion of individual choices and actions that increase the eco-efficiency of consumption of all and minimize waste and pollution is critical to achieving equitable socioeconomic development

On 17 December 1999, in its resolution 54/120, the United Nations General Assembly endorsed the recommendation made by the World Conference of Ministers Responsible for Youth that 12 August be declared International Youth Day.The theme of International Youth Day 2015 was - Youth Civic Engagement.

 


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