CAIRO, Nov. 1 (SEE)- The international press and media have recently directed attention towards the 2nd edition of World Youth Forum (WYF) held in the Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh on November 3-6.
SEE highlights some of the Arab and international headlines that covered the event’s bulletin.
-The Russian platform ST-GR emphasized that the forum seeks to send distinct messages of peace, prosperity, and harmony to the world. It indicated that participation in the forum is free of charge. “The forum will not require payment from participants, adding that, the event sponsors will afford all expenses,” the website mentioned.
-Russia’s Neupusti was also keen to highlight the idea of networking through the forum. It affirmed that the forum offers youth the opportunity to anticipate and plan for a brighter future both on the personal and international levels.
-The National Youth Council of Russia called on its prime to participate in the forum on its official website. The Council stated that more than 5,000 world’s most promising youth are expected to partake in the forum.
-The London Evening Standard considered the forum as a platform for promoting world peace, hailing the numerous events accompanying it.
-Moroccan newspaper Al Ittihad Al Ichtiraki highlighted the participation of Moroccan artist Amine Tamri in the official song of the forum, along with other Egyptian artists.
-Emirati Al-Ghad news channel covered the meeting of Egyptian Ambassador to Canada with the 50 youth who will participate in the forum.
-Russian news agency Sputnik published that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will meet with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi before the forum to discuss political developments in the region, the peace process, the file of Palestinian reconciliation, and the truce in the Gaza Strip.
-Palestine News Agency WAFA stated that Abbas partakes in the opening of the forum.
-The Voice of Iraq radio station confirmed that the forum is a message from Egypt to the world that it has returned strongly at all levels. The station quoted the official spokesman of the campaign Ahmed Abdel Hady, as saying “The importance of the World Youth Forum in Sharm el-Sheikh at this critical point of time, sets the basis for Egypt’s new start in activating the role of youth and attracting investment and capital.”
In April 2017, a group of Egyptian youth introduced the initiative to Sisi. in November of the same year, the president ordered the launch of the first WYF.