Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Animal World USA-International is honored to work with youth throughout the year and is pleased to turn the spotlight and celebrate International Youth Day. This year's Youth Day theme is "Change Our World."
Through the Animal World USA-International Youth Leadership program, A.S.T.R.O. educational program and global Weeks for the Animals campaign, we connect with young ones in communities around the globe. Animal World USA-International salutes and seeks to honor our future generation of leaders everyday.
On August 12th, as International Youth Day 2011 is being celebrated, we encourage everyone to reach out to a young one showing your love and respect. On this day commit to making a better and more loving world for them. They need us all to lead, mentor and guide them. They need our life experience, inspiration and protection. Let us help and empower them to "Change Our World!"
History of International Youth Day
International Youth Day is the designated time to commemorate the power and strength of the youth all around the globe. International Youth Day has been celebrated every year on 12th August since 1999. United Nations designated this annual event to build awareness for young people.
The purpose of International Youth Day:
International Youth Day purpose is to endorse social consciousness, particularly among youth. The World Program of Action for Youth attempts to focus on specific areas. The 10 areas are starvation, poverty, education, employment, health, drug exploitation, childhood felony, recreation events, Child and young women, Environment. The International Youth Day suggests that regional, countrywide and worldwide communities implement the program.
The activities of International Youth Day:
The United Nations marked out the youth, the age between 15 to 24 years. This is one sixth of the global populace. The youth will develop the countries to increase preciously in 21st century in all sides.
Many activities and events that take place around the world on International Youth Day promote the benefits that young people bring into the world. Many countries participate in this global event, which may include youth conferences on issues such as education and employment. Other activities include concerts promoting the world’s youth, as well as various sporting events, parades and mobile exhibitions that showcase young people’s achievements.
Visit Animal World USA website to see how we celebrate youth everyday:
Nominate a young one or classroom for our Animal World USA-International Youth Leadership award. http://www.animalworldusa.org/Youth-Leadership.html
Visit United Nations Youth Day website:
See how Africa is celebrating International Youth Day at Africa Weeks website: