August 12th is International Youth Day

Today is International Youth Day and the theme is Transforming Education. Did you know that education can play a crucial role in youth development?

Inclusive and accessible education is crucial to achieving sustainable development and can play a role in the prevention of conflict. Education plays a pivotal role in accelerating progress in poverty eradication, good health, gender equality, decent work and growth, reduced inequalities, action on climate, and peaceful societies.

Visit the United Nations website to learn more about International Youth Day and find out how you can get involved.