12th August is the International Youth Day and gives an opportunity to celebrate young peoples’ views and initiatives. You can check the events that are taking place all over the world on the World Map of Events.
To highlight the initiatives in the region of Eastern Europe and Central Asia, we are glad to publish few links and photos that have been shared on social media channels today! See the UNFPA Country Offices and Y-PEER planned activities and some snapshots of the activities that took place. More details will be shared shortly.
You can also read the following articles:
The Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development (AFPPD) shared an interview with Hon. Dastan Bekeshev, a member of the Parliament of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan and a member of AFPPD’s Standing Committee on Investing in Youth. Read the full interview here.
“The Limitless Power of Girls” is the blog post of Gvantsa Khizanishvili, a medical doctor and human rights activist, Women Deliver Young Leader and One Young World Ambassador from Georgia.
Her post is part of the #YoungWomenSay initiative of Say It Forward – Women’s Stories of Empowerment and Torchlight Collective.