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An author and Youth development advocate, Mr. James Okere, has reiterated on the need to promote global peace especially among Youths.
Okere made this known recently to the Press in Owerri during the 2017 International Youth day
He called on the Youths to be in the vanguard of promoting peace amongst all.
The author of the book, “You Too Can Be Great” and “Developing Yourself” amongst others added that each year’s International Youth Day goes with a particular theme. For this year 2017 the theme is “Youth Building Peace”.
The theme of the year’s celebration according to him is to recognize the importance of youth efforts in ensuring that peace is achieved in the world towards attainment of The 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.
The initiator of Inspire-foundation maintained that the world is interested in the lives of the young ones making nations to clamour for unique youths doing exploits.
Continuing, he said that the youths are the future leaders of any community or country and thus, their values and orientations are important in world’s discuss.
Okere states that an empowered youth is positive minded with clear vision and committed to realization of set goal while counseling against acts that threaten peace of nations and the world.
The Social Entrepreneur also commended the United Nations for this 2017 International Youth Day theme “Youth Building Peace” which is indeed apt in view of the human and societal conflicts that is prevalent. The world at peace via the youth contributions is indeed sort for. We need peace between one and another. We need peace between one community and another. We also need peace amongst nations.
Okere therefore encourage all to celebrate with the world youth always as they strive to become agent of world peace.