Participate in International Youth Day 2015

The Inter-Agency Network on Youth Development, led by the co-chairs, DESA and UNDP, is running an online campaign in the lead up to International Youth Day 12 August 2015. The campaign will open up a space for young people to share their stories and ideas on civic engagement activities. Young people will be able to share their message by submitting a photograph that relates to the theme, by tweeting ideas and opinions on the theme using #YouthDay, or by organizing an International Youth Day Event. Youth should contribute in the building and designing of their future!

Tweets about the positive impact of youth participating in youth civic engagement activities
Photos of young people portraying how they engage in and promote civic engagement activities for change

Spread the word about International Youth Day – share our material via FB, Twitter and Instagram using the hashtags #YouthDay

Organize an event to celebrate International Youth Day in your community, school, youth club, or workplace. You can get some ideas from our toolkit


You’ll help in spreading the word about the need of engaging youth in positive opportunities for youth civic engagement and participation.
Selected photo entries will be chosen for the #YouthDay competition, to be selected by UN4Youth Facebook followers. The winning photo will be showcased at the International Youth Day event on 12 August in UN Headquarters, and online, via @UN4Youth and @undp4youth Social Media platforms, and may be used for the World Youth Report 2015

Selected tweets will be showcased in the #YouthDay Postcard on social media

If you organize an event, let us know about it, and we’ll Map it on our IYD activities map

DEADLINE: July 30, 2015

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