International Year of Youth - Dialogue and Mutual Understanding - Report of the Secretary General

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The present report was prepared in response to General Assembly resolution 64/134 on the proclamation of 2010 as the International Year of Youth: Dialogue and Mutual Understanding. The report highlights key activities and initiatives undertaken by Member States, civil society organizations and United Nations entities in support of the year. It also describes the activities and initiatives of Member States against the backdrop of the year, efforts to put a youth agenda on the calendar and national development activities that were undertaken within the context of the year. Recommendations for Member States and the United Nations system in order to sustain and capitalize on the momentum generated during the International Year of Youth are provided in the concluding section of the report.

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