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Empowering youth: fostering green skills for a sustainable future


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This International Youth Day, 12 August 2023, we celebrate the immense potential of young people to shape a greener, more sustainable, and healthier future for all. 

Embarking on a green and digital transition requires a holistic approach towards equipping young generations with green skills and prioritizing occupational safety and health (OSH).

Green initiatives often involve working with new technologies, materials, and processes, bringing emerging risks in workplaces. Integrating OSH principles into green skills development ensures that young people can champion sustainability while safeguarding their safety and health.

The theme of the global campaign aligns with the goals of the European Year of Skills which aims to help reskill people for digital and green technology.

Celebrate International Youth Day 2023, get involved!

Explore our campaign website Safe and healthy work in the digital age to access a wealth of resources about managing digital technologies at work.

Get to know as well our OSHVET project to mainstream OSH in vocational education and training.