By Shruti Sharma, Campus Law Centre, Delhi University.
15th July, 2015 witnessed the world’s first ever “World Youth Skills Day” (WYSD), celebrated by the United Nations General Assembly. The basic objective behind celebrating this day as WYSD was to raise much needed awareness about the importance of investing in youth skills development at an International level. World Youth Skills Day explains the need to support programming and initiatives that equip young people with tools and resources to enhance their ability to make an informed life and work choices. Celebrating WYSD will also undoubtedly help in recognising the fact that fostering the acquisition of skills by today’s youth would empower them to gain access to changing labour markets in its resolutions. (more…)