NAYD member Somali Youth Voluntary Group Association (SOYVGA) aims to raise awareness of the importance of youth participation and investing in youth; to encourage mutual understanding among youth and create a platform of interaction by organizing events that enhances participation and open discussions on issues that affect their lives as youth and take actions to address the identified issues thus resulting unity; to create awareness and promote peace among the youth. During World Youth Day events were held in Baidao , Lower Shebelle Region and Benadir Region successfully. Youth events are a little different from normal in Somalia because of insecurity. All the same we successfully celebrated the day in communities, schools, youth clubs, or workplaces. We hope you enjoy the pictures!