UAE: Like every nation, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) also celebrated International youth day on August 12, Friday. During the event, Mohamed Bin Zayed Bin Al Sultan, the third president of UAE and the ruler of Abu Dhabi, celebrated international youth day and discussed about the bright future of youth.
President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed praised the young men and women of the UAE. He also said the youth of the country would lead it to new heights and trusts the abilities of their youth that will carry the nation towards development.
In a tweet, he said, “The young men and women of UAE inspire us every day through their continued success in every field. On international youth day, we affirm our commitment to empower the youth of the UAE and put our trust to work hard and lead our country to the future”.
The youth of the UAE inspire us more each day through their continued success in all fields. On International Youth Day, we reaffirm our commitment to empowering the young women and men of the UAE and place our trust in them to work hard and to lead our country into the future. pic.twitter.com/ntXWrnPhep
— محمد بن زايد (@MohamedBinZayed) August 12, 2022
International youth day 2022: On 12’th August of every year, International youth day is celebrated all worldwide. Every nation across the world organizes various events, seminars and many other activities to inspire and educate its youth to achieve their sustainability goals. The United Nations says the primary objective of International youth day is to involve youth in every crucial matter of the world, including global peace, world peace, social justice and climate change.
History: The idea of International youth day was proposed in 1991 by the youth gathered in Vienna, Austria, for the first season of the World Youth Forum of the United Nations. In 1998, August 12 was proclaimed as international youth day by the world conference of ministers in the 54th session of the general assembly in 1999. The first International youth day was celebrated on August 12, 2000.
The theme of IYD 2022: A theme is selected for international youth day every year. The theme chosen for International Youth day 2022 is”Integenerational solidarity: Creating a world for all ages”. The primary purpose is to spread the message that all generations should achieve sustainable development goals; actions and hard work are the only way for every generation to make it happen.