In Kosovo the youth represents the largest group of the entire population where over 35% are between 15-24 years of age and over 65% under 30 years of age. 70% of the active youth are unemployed and only a limited number of them studies at university.
The Youth Department under the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports is responsible for the development of youth policies in Kosovo.
There are a considerable number of organizations, clubs, youth centers, and NGOs, where the young people of Kosovo have the opportunity to carry out different cultural and recreational activities.
Presently, the youth sector in Kosovo numbers around 150 youth organizations, youth networks with over 100 organizations and 50 youth centers.
12 August is the International Day of the Youth of Kosovo. On this day the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports organizes different activities at municipal levels.