Emirates News Agency – Shakhbut bin Nahyan heads the country’s delegation to the World Youth Forum in Sharm El Sheikh

Sharm El-Sheikh, January 13 / WAM / His Excellency Sheikh Shakhbut bin Nahyan bin
Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of State, State delegation participating in the World Youth Forum under
The title of “Coronavirus: A Warning to Humanity and a New Hope” is held in Sharm
Sheikh under the patronage of His Excellency Abdel Fattah El Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt,
With the participation of Her Excellency Shamma bint Suhail bin Faris Al Mazrouei, Minister of State for Youth Affairs
Vice President of the Arab Youth Center and in the presence of heads of state and government and a number of officials
leaders of regional organizations and youth from around the world.

His Excellency Sheikh Shakhbut bin Nahyan Al Nahyan said that the convening of a youth forum
The world in its fourth edition in the sisterly Arab Republic of Egypt confirms the extent of
The attention that the youth group receives from the Egyptian leadership, which believes in
their capabilities and capabilities to face the various challenges facing our world,
Pointing out that the forum has become a platform for dialogue between the various youth of the world to learn about
Their aspirations, as it is a serious opportunity for young people from different countries to express their views
In all political, economic, cultural and social issues, and then
Coming up with clear visions that contribute to building a better future for future generations.

He praised the relations between the UAE and the Arab Republic of Egypt, noting
that they are historical, solid and rooted fraternal relations, based on solid foundations,
And a journey full of joint work in many fields, within the framework of the keenness of
The leaderships of the two countries to develop and strengthen them to serve the common interests.

His Excellency expressed his happiness to participate in the conference, pointing out that Egypt has proven
It is a meeting point of civilizations for humanity, and a beacon of peace and security
And an incubator for all cultures, and that this version of the World Youth Forum came
To confirm the ability of the Egyptian state to organize many international conferences in light of the
The COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the world.

For her part, Her Excellency Shamma bint Suhail bin Faris Al Mazrouei confirmed that the majority of young people
They look to the future with a spirit of hope, and that the current global pandemic is proven
Once again, the success of human society in creating the future and achieving development exists
Above all, on solidarity, cooperation and partnership in the face of challenges and crises
Creating opportunities and opening new horizons with the ideas and efforts of young people and by developing practical models
Flexible interactive to enable it.

Her Excellency said at the forum’s opening session: “During the period of a pandemic, we discovered
COVID-19 that everything is subject to change and that there are endless possibilities for the method
that we might work, learn, and the way our world economy works,
Even the way we care about our health and the health and well-being of our planet.”
Her Excellency addressed her speech to the youth, saying: “You are the key to solutions for many
The challenges we face today at the level of the Arab world and the world, because you
You have the two most important qualities to transform what we are discussing into a new reality, and they are creativity to create
New solutions and models for work, education, economy, environment, etc., and energy
To turn these ideas into reality.” Her Excellency praised the efforts of the Republic of Egypt
Al-Arabiya and His Excellency President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, patron of the Forum, in contributing
She was active in anticipating the aspirations of young people for the future, stressing that Egypt has a special place in the world
Our conscience, as it has always been in the heart of the Emirati since the era of the founder of the state, Sheikh
Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, “May God rest his soul,” whose words are engraved in our minds
And our hearts are that “the renaissance of Egypt is a renaissance for all the Arabs.”

She presented to the forum participants the Emirati model in the field of empowerment
Young people, pointing out that the model followed by the UAE has institutionalized
Youth empowerment programs and initiatives in successive stages that complement each other, including
That is the establishment of the Emirates Youth Council, to be the advisory body to the government of a state
The Emirates on issues related to youth.

She added, “We have launched more than 30 initiatives and platforms aimed at listening to
young people, involving them and then empowering them, and after the institutional environment is ready,
We developed a clear strategy to invest in youth, and finally three months ago
The Council of Ministers has almost approved the first scientific indicator of youth empowerment in the world
Measure it in numbers and therefore manage it.”
She called for learning about opportunities to empower young people by benefiting from the “Nawabegh” initiative
The Arabs” launched by the UAE, which provides 100 million dirhams
To support outstanding youth. The Arab Brilliant Initiative, which was announced before, said:
Few days His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of the State
The Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, “may God protect him,” allocates 100 million dirhams for investment
In a thousand young men and women of Arab genius in various fields of excellence and research

She stressed the importance of joint cooperation to achieve the goals of the initiative, and said that we
We look forward to allying with all governments and institutions to reach these
Creative people, support them and invest in their energies. We hope you will create this initiative
New spaces of hope.” She drew attention to the complementarity of the efforts of both the Arab Emirates
The United States and the Arab Republic of Egypt in support of global action for climate protection
And put an end to climate change, whose consequences threaten the planet and the future of generations
The coming two countries are hosting the two global climate summits “COP27”.
and “COP 28” this year and next.

Her Excellency said: “Dedicating an entire day to the climate change file in the forum is a matter of time
It is very important, and we are pleased that Egypt will host the global climate summit “COP
27” this year, and that the UAE will host the global climate summit “COP 28”
In the coming year, let our priorities on earth be united for a better future for generations
coming,” stressing that this is an important achievement for the Arab region, working together with
The rest of the world as a team in one of the most sensitive issues for the future of youth
in the world, pointing out that young people in the face of environmental challenges do not accept
As usual, they offer new possibilities and suggestions.

Her Excellency said: “My message today to every young man who attends this conference: Speak with sincerity,
Talk to decision makers, tell them your thoughts, show them your needs,
Suggest solutions to the challenges you face. You lead the way.”
The World Youth Forum covers three interactive and diverse sessions and workshops
The main axes are peace, development and creativity, to form a starting point and a platform for presenting
Promising youthful ideas in these themes.

The Arab Republic of Egypt held the World Youth Forum for the first time in November 2017.
With the participation of talents, energies and youth leaders from around the world, and in the presence of
Many world leaders, leaders and influential figures, where young people present
Innovative ideas and suggestions, communicate, exchange experiences, and put forward
Initiatives and make recommendations for participation in decision-making and policy design
that paints a bright future for them.

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