On the 12th August each year, the whole world celebrates the world Youth day. International Youth Day (IYD) is an awareness day designated by the United Nations. The purpose of the day is to draw attention to a given set of cultural and legal issues surrounding youth. The first IYD was observed on 12 August, 2000.
It is observed annually on 12 August. It is meant as an opportunity for governments and others to draw attention to youth issues worldwide.