International Youth Day 2020

12th August 2020

Event Overview

International Youth Day is commemorated every year on 12 August.

The Focal Point on Youth selects a theme for the day often with input from youth organisations and members of the UN Inter-Agency Network in Youth development. It also organises a virtual commemoration of the Day. The Programme encourages youth around the world to organise activities to raise awareness about the situation of youth in their country.