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International Youth Day
12 August

Events for 2013

A celebration of International Youth Day will take place in New York on Monday 12 August 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Conference Room 1 (Conference Building, UN Headquarters).

The event is organized by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), in partnership with the International Labour Organization (ILO) with support from the MDG Achievement Fund.

The programme will feature panel discussions featuring the testimony of youth migrants, the presentation of the winning video of the ILO youth migration video contest, and presentation of the key results from three updating reports on youth migration from DESA, ILO and the Global Migration Group.

How to participate?

Please confirm your attendance at youth@un.org by August 07, 2013.

Watch the event live.

How to commemorate International Youth Day?

To commemorate the Day, you are encouraged to organize events or activities in your community.

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