THE ROLES Of UNESCO, UNYPD & INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY
UNESCO continues to advocate for the need to provide young people with Global citizenship education in order to groom active global citizens who are promoters of inclusive society, tolerance, and peace.
As we celebrate International Youth Day, United Network of Youth for Peace and Diplomacy UNYPD organized a global culture awareness program to bridge the knowledge gap that exist among young Nigerians regarding the Chinese culture.
The event was tagged Transforming Education through Global Culture Awareness: A Tour to China Cultural Centre.
The event had thirty-five youth in attendance and it featured Chinese history, food, tradition and language.
The 2019 International Youth Day talks on Transforming Education. It emphasized the need to make education more quality and relevant to young people such that they would be empowered with the skills and capacity they need to develop rapidly
Culture shock is one stealth widespread challenge young people experience when moved to a new cultural environment. This has dampened young people’s viability and performance. It is only through Global Citizenship Education that young people can improve their socio-cultural skills.