The official 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 achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and focuses on the leading role of young people in ensuring poverty eradication and achieving sustainable development through sustainable consumption and production.
UNV looks for the inclusion of youth voices in the development discourse, and for improved capacity of stakeholders to support an enabling environment for regional, national and community youth volunteering for global peace and sustainable human development. Read more
Realizing Africa’s demographic dividends for Agenda 2063 through volunteerism
29 August 2016Nairobi, Kenya: Africa needs a people-led development pathway that puts the role of youth at the core of the continental development agenda concludes joint UNV and Africa Union Commission side event to TICAD VI held in Nairobi in August 2016. Read
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