Tuesday 28 April, 2015 Strasbourg, 28.04.2015 - The head of Europe's 47-nation human rights organisation has called on Indonesia not to carry out the execution by firing squad of 9 people which is expected to take place in the coming days. "The death penalty is a terrible injustice which can never be put right," said Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland. "I urge the Indonesian authorities to refrain from carrying out these ex

Tuesday 28 April, 2015 Strasbourg, 28.04.2015 - The head of Europe's 47-nation human rights organisation has called on Indonesia not to carry out the execution by firing squad of 9 people which is expected to take place in the coming days. "The death penalty is a terrible injustice which can never be put right," said Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland. "I urge the Indonesian authorities to refrain from carrying out these ex

August 12: International Youth Day (featured). Birthday of Rebecca Gayheart, Lillie Devereux Blake, Helena Blavatsky, Erwin Schrödinger, Cantinflas, and Del tha Funky Homosapien.

August 12: International Youth Day (featured). Birthday of Rebecca Gayheart, Lillie Devereux Blake, Helena Blavatsky, Erwin Schrödinger, Cantinflas, and Del tha Funky Homosapien.

In 1999, in its resolution 54/120, the General Assembly declared August 12 International Youth Day, which gives an opportunity to celebrate young peoples’ views and initiatives.  The 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.

In 1999, in its resolution 54/120, the General Assembly declared August 12 International Youth Day, which gives an opportunity to celebrate young peoples’ views and initiatives. The 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.

Bryan Dooley is a graduate of Guilford College. While earning a degree in History, he won numerous leadership awards and scholarships, wrote for The Guilfordian, and worked as a Diversity Coordinator.

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Each year on 12 August, International Youth Day is celebrated all around the world! Inaugurated in the year 2000, IYD has been assigned a different theme every year since. In 2012, it is “Building a better world: Partnering with youth”. While law and policy makers in all countries of the world constantly make decisions that affect the lives and the future of young people, ... United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says “to unleash the power of young people, we need to partner with…

Each year on 12 August, International Youth Day is celebrated all around the world! Inaugurated in the year 2000, IYD has been assigned a different theme every year since. In 2012, it is “Building a better world: Partnering with youth”. While law and policy makers in all countries of the world constantly make decisions that affect the lives and the future of young people, ... United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says “to unleash the power of young people, we need to partner with…

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International Youth Day is August 12th.

International Youth Day is August 12th.

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