12 August was first designated International Youth Day by the UN General Assembly in 1999, and serves as an annual celebration of the role of young women and men as essential partners in change, and an opportunity to raise awareness of challenges and problems facing the world’s youth.
Youth empowerment is one of the main priorities of Develop Armenia mission and during this current period we worked in many objective to raise awareness for the future of our new generation. Young people are at the heart of any change, challenge and developed country and they are one of the reasons why we want to build a fairer and more sustainable society. We will continue to support their initiatives and achievements as leaders of tomorrow, and more importantly, as leaders of today.
For us, Youth empowerment is about emphasizing the right of young people in Armenia to good governance arising from quality education, health and socio-economic status. – August 12 is the International Youth Day – Congratulations!
2019 Theme: “Transforming education”
“Today, we celebrate the young people, youth-led organizations, Governments and others who are working to transform education and uplift young people everywhere.” — UN Secretary-General António Guterres
This year’s theme highlights efforts to make education more inclusive and accessible for all youth, including efforts by youth themselves. Rooted in Goal 4 of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – to “ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all” – International Youth Day 2019 will examine how Governments, young people and youth-led and youth-focused organizations, as well as other stakeholders, are transforming education so that it becomes a powerful tool to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
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