August 14

Report: International Youth Day: It’s Time to Empower Youth with Skills for the Future

This year’s International Youth Day, observed on 12 August, is taking place under the theme “Green Skills for Youth: Towards a Sustainable World”.

UN Secretary-General António Guterres defines green skills as the “knowledge, abilities, values and attitudes needed to live in, develop and support sustainable and resource-efficient societies, economies and communities.”

Photo courtesy of UN Women/Emad Karim.

Source: World Economic Forum (link opens in a new window)

Environment, Technology
climate change, global development, skill development, youth