“Keep Your Voice”, the Secretary-General of the United Nations calls on the World Youth Forum-Global Issues

in a Video messageAt the World Youth Forum in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, he urged participants to help shape a better world after the crisis based on the theme of the conference.


“Building a better future begins today. So, for the young people participating in this forum, please continue to speak. Continue to determine the solutions and actions we need to recover.”

The Secretary-General got rid of some destructive effects Coronavirus disease The youth of the world have been dealt with.


Call for change

More than 1.6 billion people have had their education interrupted, and their unemployment rate is rising.

In times of challenging mental health, young people’s access to services such as health care and counseling is also declining.


At the same time, they stepped up their pace.

“On the streets and online, they are calling for change-calling for equality, peace, justice and action on the climate crisis,” Said the secretary-general.

“They support each other in the community and social media. Through events like this, they provide ideas and solutions on how the community can rebuild and become stronger from the pandemic.”


A word to the leader

This forum lasts until Thursday, the theme is Reconciliation: the world after COVID-19, The head of the United Nations said that this reminds us that there is no time to waste.

After admonishing the young people to continue to speak up, the Secretary-General also conveyed a message to leaders and decision makers attending the meeting.

“When you look forward to recovery, look at young people,” He suggested. “Young people are a source of incredible ideas and innovative solutions. In policy and investment discussions, their needs must be the first priority.”


Mr. Guterres said that he is looking forward to hearing the results of the forum and looking forward to working with participants to shape a better future beyond the pandemic.

Peace, development, creativity

The discussion at the World Youth Forum revolved around three areas: peace, development and creativity.

According to the official website, it was held in Sharm el-Sheikh for the first time in November 2017.

The initiative was put forward by a group of young Egyptians at the National Youth Conference held in April. They put forward the idea of ​​having a dialogue with colleagues from all over the world.

Since then, it has been held three times, the last time being in 2019.

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