2017 International Youth Day; Lets us Mobilize the Youth- James Okere

A Social Entrepreneurial and Project Coordinator of Inspire Foundation (IF), Mr. James Okere has called on all to mobilize the youth as the world gets set to celebrate the 2017 International Youth Day on 12th August, 2017. Okere who is a political scientist, inspirational blogger and author made the call in a release he made available.

The Youth Development Advocate stated that it is high time individuals, groups, institutions and government (at all levels) played key roles to adequately sensitize the youth on the core objectives of International Youth Day. He opined that adequate mobilization and sensitization of the youth is a sure way to enable them participates effectively on programmes geared towards building the world as a better place for all.

He stated that this year’s (2017) theme – “Youth Building Peace” is apt in view of the unstable character of the world youth today. He further opined that the issue of world peace is not to be left for government alone but stated that; it is everybody’s responsibility, the youth inclusive. He added that The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development of the United Nations is committed to fostering peaceful and inclusive societies.

Peace amongst the youth will promote self discovery, socio- economic development of any community, and nations at large leading to world peace and human capacity development.

Okere who is the author of the book – “You Too Can Be Great”, therefore enjoin the political class, groups, foundations, institutions (including higher institutions), ministries of youth affairs, religious bodies and other organizations to adequately plan and organize programs for the youth to adequately mobilize them on the need to embrace and champion peace at all times accordingly, www.inspireforgreatness.com

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