International Youth Day 2023: August 12: History, Theme, Significance, Quotes

International Youth Day is observed annually all over the world on August 12. International youth day focuses all the difficulties that young people are facing throughout the world. International youth day was created by the United Nations (UN) to spread awareness of the issues as we strive to find solutions. International Youth Day 2023 recognizes the contributions of youth to the world. According to United Nations (UN), the world’s population is expected to increase by 2 billion people in the next 30 years. International Youth Day 2023 gives an opportunity to celebrate young people’s voices, actions, etc. In this article, we have covered International Youth Day 2023, its history, theme, significance, etc.

 List of Important Days in August 2023 

International Youth Day History

  • United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) and Economic and Social Council focus on three themes called Participation, development and peace.
  • United Nations passed a resolution for creating the International Youth day in 1999 at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).
  • With the recommendation of the World Conference of Ministers, this day came into existence and they declared August 12 as International Youth day.
  • The first International Youth Day was observed on 12th August 2000. During International youth day several events, workshops, cultural events, and meetings are organized around the world by national, local government officials, and youth organizations.

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International Youth Day 2023 Theme

The purpose is to spread awareness that action is needed to achieve Agenda 2030. Every year August 12 is observed as International Youth Day and the specified theme is allotted. This year International Youth day 2023 theme is “Green Skills for Youth: Towards a Sustainable World”.

International Youth Day 2023 Significance

  • Internation youth day 2023 celebrates the contribution of young people and volunteers who are working towards the betterment of society and raising important needs that society needs.
  • International youth day is dedicated to the young generation of people who are tomorrow's leaders of society.
  • Today’s youth plays a significant role in bringing changes in society. 
  • There was a need for this day because a very large amount of youth is struggling with some problems like physical and mental health, education, and employment and all these issues need to be addressed.

International Youth Day 2023 Quotes

Here we are providing International youth day 2023 quotes by famous personalities here.

Youth is not a time of life; it is a state of mind; it is a matter of the will, quality of the imagination, a vigor of the emotions. Good Habits formed at youth make all the difference”.

"Sometimes, it falls upon a generation to be great. You can be that great generation. Let your greatness blossom. Youth smiles without any reason. It is one of its chiefest charms”.

International Youth Day 2023 FAQs

Q. When is International youth day celebrated?

A. International youth day is observed on August 12 every year and it was observed by United Nations.

Q. What is the theme of International Youth day 2023?

A. International youth day 2023 theme is “Green Skills for Youth: Towards a Sustainable World”.

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