International Youth Day celebrated on 12th August 2016

Q.  International Youth Day was celebrated across the world on which date?
- Published on 16 Aug 16

a. 12th August
b. 13th August
c. 14th August
d. 15th August

ANSWER: 12th August
International Youth Day was celebrated across the world on 12th August 2016.
  • Theme of the 2016 International Youth Day is The Road to 2030: Eradicating Poverty and Achieving Sustainable Consumption and Production.
  • This year’s day is about attaining the 2030 agenda for sustainable development.
  • The day focuses on the leading role of young people in ensuring poverty eradication and attaining development that is sustainable through sustained consumption and production.
  • UNGA endorsed the recommendation by World Conference of Ministers Responsible for Youth in 1999 that August 12 be declared International Youth Day.

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