Daily Archives: 7 July 2016

International Youth Day 2016: Youth Leading Sustainability

August 12 is International Youth Day and the theme for this year is “The Road to 2030: Eradicating Poverty and Achieving Sustainable Consumption and Production,” with a special focus on SDG 12. This year’s Day is about turning the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development into reality. The Day will focus on the leading role young

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Japan Youth Can Make Difference with New Voting Rights: UN Envoy

From Kyodo News As an upper house election in Japan draws near with more than 2 million new 18- and 19-year-old voters eligible to go to the polls Sunday, the UN Youth Envoy said he is excited about the potential of Japan's youth as they exercise their right to vote in a national poll for

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Invitation for Youth to Submit Videos to the UN for the International Day of Peace

The Education Outreach Section of the United Nations Department of Public Information invites young people from around the world between the ages of 15 and 24 to submit 10- to 15-second videos in English on how the Sustainable Development Goals can build peace. When making your videos, think about why ending poverty, addressing climate change,

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