The International Youth Day will be commemorated tomorrow Friday the 12th of August at Mbagala Zakhem grounds in Temeke region in Dar es Salaam. This year’s theme is “The Road to 2030: Eradicating Poverty and Achieving Sustainable Production and Consumption” (SDG 12). A high level commemoration will be accompanied with Exhibitions and youths entertainment.  The Government of Tanzania along with the United Nations and Several Youth civil society organizations have jointly planned for the event from early morning to midday. The public is invited to the event.
At the UN Head Quarters in New York, at 10 a.m. NY time in the Economic and Social Council Chamber, there will be a high-level event called The Road to 2030: Eradicating Poverty and Achieving Sustainable Consumption and Production to mark International Youth Day. Participants will include the Secretary-General’s Youth Envoy, Ahmad Alhendawi, as well as youth advocates for sustainability. The Youth Envoy is also expected to hold a Facebook Live chat from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. New York Time on 12th August.