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International Year of Youth
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International Year of Youth (IYY)
(August 2010 to August 2011) and its theme of :
Dialogue and Mutual Understanding
See also recent Youtube video which illustrates IYY slogan "Our Year Our Voice" International Year of Youth - Zambia World Harmony http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w6qehMiIWuYRu
For further explanation of the Year related to WHR see excerpts below from:
A. President of the General Conference of UNESCO, Davidson Hepburn on youth participation to Harmony Run participants for 2011 and beyond..
B. UN General Assembly A/RES/64/134, Proclamation of 2010 as IYY and Joint Statement by Heads of (27) UN Entities for the Launch of the International Year of Youth under the theme Dialogue and Mutual Understanding
D. Other information (to be added e.g. examples of how IYY celebrated and youth involvement during previous special years.
E. Links to related information on IYY or Youth (http://social.un.org/youthyear/)
President of the General Conference of UNESCO on "Youth Participation", International Year of Youth (IYY) and Harmony Run: "surely building the foundation for a culture of peace tomorrow."
B. Proclamation & 27 UN Entities Joint Statement on International Year of Youth (IYY): Dialogue and Mutual Understanding
UN General Assembly Proclamation of IYY (Aug 2010 - Aug 2011). "promote actions at all levels aimed at disseminating among young people..the ideals of peace, freedom, progress, solidarity and dedication to the objectives and goals of progress...MDGs.
Speech bubbles and the sense of community they convey symbolize the theme of the International Year of Youth: “Dialogue and Mutual Understanding”. The logo illustrates that the entire world can get involved in / and promote IYY Goals and Theme.