Qatar Museums (QM) will celebrate the International Youth Day on August 12. This year, it is being held under the slogan “The importance of developing youth skills suitable for the green economy in achieving a sustainable world.”
The Museum of Islamic Art library will host the event, which will be titled 'Library Games and Puzzles'. Through this initiative, young people will enhance their knowledge and refine their culture, reported local Arabic daily 'Arrayah'.
In this context, Qatar Museums has worked to make the event attractive to young people in the best way. Registration is not required to attend this event, which will be held free of charge. It will be an opportunity for young people to play an active role in building the artistic and cultural scene in the country.
Accordingly, the museum had previously announced its launch at the Youth Council. Qatar Museums invited young people between the ages of 12 and 18 to prepare youth-led activities by themselves. This program provides an opportunity for exclusive access to events organized by Qatar Museums (opening nights, visits to artist exhibitions, panel discussions, etc.).
As well as for young people the platform will provide the opportunity to present new ideas and advice on upcoming artists and exhibitions. Knowing that this council has been prepared to play a fundamental role in building and shaping society, and to communicate the voices of youth throughout Qatar.
In general, the State of Qatar works to empower youth and prepare them to make a full contribution to society, development and peace in order to achieve sustainable human development, and urge them to innovate and achieve leadership.
Since youth are the future, and they are the hope and basis for building a human society in which everyone lives happily and safely. Qatar also encourages young people to participate in decision-making and motivate their role in achieving human development and presenting challenges, in addition to reducing the gap between young people and officials by expanding the scope of dialogue and spaces of mutual understanding.
On International Youth Day, the world remembers what has been achieved and what has not in the youth’s march to obtain their rights in education, health, economy, politics, decision-making and public life.
The green economy will create about 8.4mn jobs for youth by 2030. Youth need to develop appropriate skills and adapt to this changing environment.