WORLD Over 3,200 youth attend World Youth Forum

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Over 3,200 youth attend World Youth Forum

By Han Xiaoming | People's Daily app

20:49, November 06, 2017

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Cairo (People's Daily)- Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi opened the World Youth Forum in Sharm El-Sheikh on November 5, with more than 3,200 youth from 113 countries.

During his opening speech, Al-Sisi said that “terrorism violates humanity, and confronting terrorism is a human right.”

The forum has gathered over 3,200 young people from 113 states with the theme, "We Need to Talk." The forum, which includes 64 sessions and 222 speakers, the first of its kind in Egypt, is being attended by 70 official delegations including leaders and senior officials from different countries, in addition to envoys from the United Nations and the African Union.

The week-long forum seeks to boost dialogue between the youth and decision-makers, and provides a platform for youths from different parts of the world to interact, share their thoughts and exchange cultures and experiences as future world leaders.

The forum also aims to provide an exchange in different topics, including youth global issues, sustainable development, technology, entrepreneurship, civilizations and culture, creating future leaders and the Model United Nations.

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