October 28 – National Youth Day

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  • DECREE No 96-91

    CONSIDERING:  That Honduran youth represent a high percentage of the national population.

    CONSIDERING:  The interest that the State, its Institutions and all citizens have conferred on Honduran youth, manifesting this through the creation of the National Youth Council.

    CONSIDERING:  That the creation of said National Youth Council was approved on October 28, representing this an important day for young Hondurans.


    Article 1.- Declare October 28 of each year as the “NATIONAL YOUTH DAY”

    Article 2.- The celebration of this day will be coordinated and planned by the National Council of Youth and the State through all its institutions, as well as any private organization related to youth, will collaborate.

    Article 3.- Said celebration must be oriented towards activities that motivate youth to participate in personal development, love for the country, respect and service to the community.

    Article 4.- This Decree shall enter into force after its publication in the Official Gazette “La Gaceta”.

    Given in the city of Tegucigalpa, MDC, in the National Congress Hall, on the 30th day of the month of June, nineteen hundred and ninety-one.

    Teófilo Noberto Martell Cruz 
    President of the National Congress

    Jacobo Augusto Hernández Cruz 
    Desigando In Charge of the Presidency of the Republic.

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