International Youth Day 2019 - Online Press Kit

The 12th of August was declared the International Youth Day by the United Nations in 2000.

This global event seeks to raise awareness about the issues young people face in different countries.

The Lutheran World Federation in cooperation with the World Council of Churches and the World Student Christian Federation will meet in Geneva (Switzerland) in this occassion to discuss at an event under the theme “Transforming Education”.

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Sample tweets and quotes EN
Flyer EN
Poster EN
Program EN

Photos of the event will be released after the event on Monday 12.

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All photos
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Livestream from the Geneva IYD event

Monday 12 August,

from 10:00 ( GTM + 1 )

IYD 2019 – Message from LWF General Secretary, Rev. Dr Martin Junge

Monday 12 August,

from 12:00 ( GTM + 1 )

IYD 2019 – Message from Khadijah Islam (LWF)

Monday 12 August,

from 12:00 ( GTM + 1 )

IYD 2019 – Message from Khulekani Magwaza (LWF)

Monday 12 August,

from 12:00 ( GTM + 1 )

IYD 2019 – Message from Maria Camila Uloa (WCSF)

Monday 12 August,

from 12:00 ( GTM + 1 )

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LWF Youth program EN
“Here I am; for you called me.” EN | DE | ES | FR
Youth Who Made the Lutheran Communion EN
LWF Waking the Giant initiative | Churches for development EN

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