View of plenary hall hosting opening session of the 2018 World Youth Forum in Sharm el-Sheikh - Hossam el-Qady/Egypt Today View of plenary hall hosting opening session of the 2018 World Youth Forum in Sharm el-Sheikh - Hossam el-Qady/Egypt Today

LIVE UPDATE: Second edition of World Youth Forum kicks off

Sat, Nov. 3, 2018
CAIRO - 3 November 2018: The opening session of the 2018 World Youth Forum (WYF) kicked off in Sharm El Sheikh on Nov.3 evening one day before the beginning of panel discussions on various topics under the auspices of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi.

WhatsApp Image 2018-11-03 at 5.08.00 PM
View of plenary hall hosting opening session of the 2018 World Youth Forum in Sharm el-Sheikh - Hossam el-Qady/Egypt Today

On Nov.2, President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi inaugurated the World Youth Theatre as a play was performed in addition to other art shows. The second edition of the conference having the theme “peace and development” will be attended by more than 5,000 youths of various nationalities. The closing will take place on Nov.6.



Participants take to social media to praise organizing of World Youth Forum, under which a hashtag has been created and went trending in Egypt.











Below Egypt Today starts a live update to the 2nd edition of the World Youth Forum




22:37

Turn the differences in your culture, religions, and traditions into a value added, Sisi.

22:36

The youth of our nation faced terrorism with culture and art, Sisi.

22:35

Our youth has a promising dream to achieve peace and development renouncing conflict and narrow interests, Sisi.

22:34

I express my pride of the youth of my country for their determination and consciousnesses, Sisi.

22:33

I announce my complete alignment with the youth of my country, President Sisi.

22:23

Architect Shaimaa Abou al-Kair is the designer of the Reviving Humanity Memorial.

22:02

President Sisi inaugurated the Reviving Humanity Memorial.

20:02

President Sisi officially announces the launching of the 2018 World Youth Forum.

19:59

Nadia, we will demand the entire the world to admit the crimes committed by the Islamic state. We in Egypt rejected extremism. Thirty million protested to reject discrimination and fascism, Sisi.

19:59

President Sisi welcomes attendees in Egypt saying "I love you all."

19:41

After exiting prison, my grandfather kept negotiating with South African President (at that time) to eliminate apartheid, Zondawa Mandela

19:40

We know the effort done by Egyptian troops to fight terrorism. We, the youth, should work together to come closer to young people to save them from extremism, and enforce positive thinking, Morad.

19:37

The Islamic state forced half million Yazidis to flee their homes in Iraq, Yazidi Nobel prize Winner Nadia Morad.

19:32

Use social media for things that matter not fake news, Founder of Egyptian Streets Mohamed Khairat.

19:26

Young women do not enjoy rights similar to their male peers due to: FGM, child marriage and at least 130 million girls are out of school, Wickramanayake.

19:25

We stand with implementation of Egypt’s program to empower young women as part of the sustainable development goals, Wickramanayake.

19:24

To achieve sustainable development and peace, we need to change the narrative and acknowledge the role of youth as the leaders of today not tomorrow, Wickramanayake

2

19:20

The eradication of poverty will not become a reality without the active participation of youth, Sri Lankan United Nations Youth Delegate Jayathma Wickramanayake.

19:07

Amazigh people gathered in a mountain in Siwa oasis not to get fragmented. They shaped it like a castle and called it Edrar Enchlal.




19:05

After Islam had spread in North Africa, Muslims used to pass through Siwa oasis on their way to pilgrimage.

19:03

Music is the means of self-expression for Nubians to tell history and describe heritage.

19:01

Konouz is the most common Nubian language in Aswan, Nubian man.

18:51

After the 1973 war, we kept guiding six commando soldiers through Sinai mountains, Bedouin said.

WhatsApp Image 2018-11-03 at 5.08.00 PM (1)
View of plenary hall hosting opening session of the 2018 World Youth Forum in Sharm el-Sheikh - Hossam el-Qady/Egypt Today
1
A movie featuring Egyptian history from different parts around the country is screened during the second edition of World Youth Forum in Sharm el-Sheikh - Screenshot

18:56

A documentary on religious sites in Egypt is aired. The start is from Mount Sinai where Moses talked to God.

18:51

My father was eager to achieve economic African integration through trade and a railway network, Hany Milad Hanna.

18:50

My father was influenced by the 1919 Revolution emphasizing the concept of national unity between Muslims and Christians, Hany Milad Hanna.

18:47

Son of intellect Milad Hanna, Hany, displays the bio of his father the author of the book "The Seven Pillars of Egyptian identity."

18:44

President Sisi and First Lady Intissar al-Sisi took their seats in the opening session of 2018 WYF.

18:42

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas arrives to the opening session of 2018 WYF.

18:23

President Sisi receives high profile delegates in the opening session of 2018 WYF.

17:33

President Sisi arrived at the plenary hall to officially launch the second edition of the World Youth Forum that brings thousands of youth from around the globe.

WhatsApp Image 2018-11-03 at 5.32.57 PM
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi arrives to inaugurate the opening session of the World Youth Forum's second edition in Sharm el-Sheikh


17:00

Participants of the second edition of World Youth Forum arrived at the plenary hall, where the opening session will take place Saturday night at 6pm.
 
There are no comments on this article.

Leave a comment