Events at UN Headquarters

The official commemorative event to celebrate International Youth Day at the United Nations Headquarters in New York will take place on Friday, 11 August 2017.

Organized by the United Nations Division for Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) in collaboration with the United Nations Inter-agency Network on Youth Development (UN IANYD) Working Group on Youth and Peacebuilding, the event will consider the social development aspects of youth, peace and security. In particular, the event aims to cover issues, approaches and challenges to social inclusion for the promotion and maintenance of peace and security.

Events Around the World

Events to celebrate International Youth Day 2017 will take place all over the world. You can organize an event to celebrate International Youth Day in your community, school, youth club, or workplace. You can also follow us on social media at United Nations Youth on Facebook and @UN4Youth on Twitter!