Youth are the catalyst and frontiers for positive social change. This UN day dedicated to youth across the globe aims to recognize the needs of the youth and encourage their engagement in events and discussions on various prominent socioeconomic and political issues in their communities.
The Geneva Institute for Human Rights acknowledges the need for youth participation in development programs and the role of the youths active involvement in society in contributing to the prevention of violence.
With that being said, the Geneva Institute for Human Rights is pleased to announce the establishment of the first special youth unit at the Institute that shall focus on various key themes, such as :
1. Youth, Peace and Security (UNSCR 2250)
2. Youth and Human Rights
3. Youth and Sports
4. Youth and Sustainable Development
5. Youth and, Armed Conflict and Democracy