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15th July observed as World Youth Skills Day

World youth skills day
  • The World Youth Skills Day (WYSD) is observed every year on July 15 as a day to recognize the strategic importance of equipping young people with skills for employment, decent work and entrepreneurship, and to highlight the crucial role of skilled youth in addressing current and future global challenges.
  • The United Nations General Assembly declared 15 July as World Youth Skills Day in November 2014.
  • Due to the current global crises, the celebration of WYSD will be held virtually on the theme “Skills for a Resilient Youth”.