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InternationalYear of Youth
Dialogue and MutualUnderstanding
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United Nations
Printed at the United Nations, New York 10-37595—July 2010—5,000
12 August 2010 - 11 August 2011
 
Te
International Year of Youth
is being celebratedfrom
12 August 2010 to 11 August 2011
and everyonehas a role to play!
Why an international year of youth?
In December 2009, the United Nations General Assemblyadopted resolution 64/134 proclaiming the Year,signifying the importance the international communityplaces on integrating youth-related issues into global,regional, and national development agendas. Under thetheme
Dialogue and Mutual Understanding
 , the Yearaims to promote the ideals of peace, respect for humanrights and solidarity across generations, cultures, religionsand civilizations.Te world is facing many, often overlapping, crisesincluding nancial, security, environmental and othersocio-economic challenges hindering the achievement of the internationally agreed development goals. Investingin and partnering with youth is key to addressing thesechallenges in a sustainable manner.
“Youth deserve our full commitment– full access to education, adequatehealthcare, employment opportunities,financial services and full participationin public life.”United Nations Secretary-GeneralBan Ki-moon
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WHY YOUTH?
Te UN denes youth as those between the ages of 15 to 24. oday,
youth represent 18% of the globalpopulation
or 1.2 billion people.
87% of youth live indeveloping countries
facing challenges brought aboutby limited access to resources, healthcare, education,training, employment and economic opportunities.Member States of the United Nations recognize thatyoung people in all countries are a major humanresource for development, positive social change andtechnological innovation. Teir ideals, energy andvision are essential for the continuing development of their societies.Young people are not merely passive beneciaries buteective agents of change. Dedicated, enthusiastic andcreative, youth have been contributing to developmentby addressing society’s most challenging issues.
“As we expand our eorts,we must do even more toreach out, to listen and tolearn from young people.” United NationsSecretary-GeneralBan Ki-moon
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