International Youth Day 2021
When is International Youth Day coming up? What is its significance? When is International Youth Day celebrated? What are the background facts? What are some great International Youth Day quotes to enjoy?
The history of International Youth Day dates back toroe Laders, the famous poet and political activist. His writings on politics, social life and idealism touched the hearts and minds of many youths. His writings had a major influence on the younger generation and they in turn put his ideas into practice by organising International Youth Day. The day was first held in 1903 with the view to set up a day to celebrate the achievements and contributions of young people all over the world. It was a time when people from different countries came together to share their experiences and build a network of like-minded individuals to contribute to the greater good of the world. Today, International Youth Day is a time to pay tribute to those who have sacrificed and worked hard to make this day come into existence.
International Youth Day celebrations now take place around the globe and they are focused on the positive transformation of youth culture and ideals. Promoting peace, environment, equal opportunity, respect for human rights and promoting economic growth are some of the major themes covered. International Youth Day also highlights the need for greater awareness of health and nutrition, child and teen pregnancy, violence against women, child adoption and other related issues. To raise awareness, governments as well as non-governmental organisations to design banners, posters, slogans, art pieces, music pieces and other forms of artwork to promote this theme.
For the next International Youth Day, we will focus on the theme “changing education”. This is expected to draw attention to the need to transform our education systems. Educational institutions, from primary level to higher education levels, need to embrace this theme in order to continue developing the society and economy of tomorrow. A new consensus will be established by governments and non-government organizations to address these issues. Among the topics to be tackled are the implementation of a priority system, creation of an open and transparent learning environment, improved quality of teaching and learning, reduction of drop-out rates and other factors that affect the performance of students.
One of the most effective ways to raise awareness for the theme of International Youth Day is through the use of accurate information communication tools. Images, posters, audio and video clips, and newsletters are some of the resources that can help in communicating the right way on International Youth Day. Correct information is usually sent through emails and SMS. Another effective method is to write to youths through letters and hand-written notes. In addition to this, it will be important to train youths in conveying the correct way of discussing and expressing their opinions.
International Youth Day is a chance to express the voice and opinions of young people all over the world. It also gives rise to organizations and groups that will promote the cause of International Youth Day. The United Nations, Red Cross, and religious groups are just a few of the organizations that will play a vital role in coordinating activities that will raise International Youth Day visibility and participation among youths. With the efforts of governments and International Youth Day organizations, the success of this day will definitely bring about positive changes for young people around the world.