Category Archive National Youth Forum (ESCWA)

The opening of the National Youth Forum on the role of youth in building local and international peace

The opening of the National Youth Forum on the role of youth in building local and international peace. The initiative of the project serves to create a space of communication between the various parties concerned by the youth of the legislative, executive, judicial, private sector and non-governmental organizations of the civil society to involve young people in the valorisation of the acquired of the youth and formulate recommendations for alternative solutions to the difficulties and shortfalls related to the needs of youth in different sectors and regions in Tunisia. The Free Sight Association implemented the activities of the Forum with the support of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia and the Ministry of Youth and Sports in coordination with national and local youth organizations. The Association held meetings with all stakeholders of the legislature, the executive, the judiciary, the private sector and the media sector to coordinate with them The workshop brought together 164 participants and representatives; Representative of the Ministry of Youth and Sports, Mr. Khaled Al-Hamrouni, President of the General Union of Tunisian Students, Mr. Nidal El-Khadrawi, the young Deputy of the People’s Assembly (Tunisian Parliament), Mr. Imad Ould Jibril, representative of the European Union Delegation to Tunisia, the European Union Embassy in Tunisia, journalists from various national and private media, foreign media, young people active in various youth organizations national and local levels, young employees, young unemployed students and pupils. The activities of the project consists in organizing the “National Youth Forum and its role in the construction of a local and global peace”, realized on Saturday and Sunday 07 and 08 October 2017. The participants met at the opening session of the session since 9:00. After registration, interventions began After the coffee break, the association Free Sight took the participants to the youth center “October 15” in Bizerte to begin the activities of the four workshops: “Youth and Education”, “Youth and prevention mechanisms”. violent extremism “,” Youth is interested in public affairs “,” Youth and employment ” The outcomes of the Forum and the text of the Declaration will be presented at a regional workshop for policymakers and youth organizations to strengthen the capacity of governments in the ESCWA region to respond to the needs of youth in creating Integrated Policies and Sustainable Development Policies “, United Nations House, Beirut, 30-31 October 2017.