UN International Year of Youth - August 2010 to August 2011 - Our Year, Our Voice» 01/08/2010, Posted by Site Admin
The United Nations has proclaimed an International Year of Youth starting on 12 August 2010, which is the UN International Day of Youth.
"The International Year is about advancing the full and effective participation of youth in all aspects of society. We encourage all sectors of society to work in partnership with youth and youth organizations to better understand their needs and concerns and to recognize the contributions that they can make to society."
For more information, see http://social.un.org/youthyear/
If you are planning (or would like to plan) something to mark this year, contact Kylie Turuwhenua, Regional Youth Participation Advisor for Ministry of Youth Development, Central North, at Kylie.Turuwhenua001@msd.govt.nz