Egypt discusses experience in hosting refugees in WYF’s 3rd day

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Tue, 07 Nov 2017 - 09:00 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi participating in a session at the World Youth Forum held in Sharm El-Sheikh, Monday November 7, 2017 - Press photo

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi participating in a session at the World Youth Forum held in Sharm El-Sheikh, Monday November 7, 2017 - Press photo

CAIRO – 7 November 2017: The third day of the World Youth Forum kicks off Tuesday with world leaders and experts discussing more youth-related issues in different parallel sessions.

At the main hall, President Abdel al-Sisi will be participating in a morning session titled “Challenges and Issues Facing World Youth: means to Overcome Towards Building a Better Future,” along with Chad President, Business Tycoon Naguib Sawiris and other youth participants.

In parallel, others sessions will be discussing the Egyptian experience in hosting refugees, potentials of youth to achieve development, and promoting youth participation in decision-making.

Steven Pritchard, the Readers Editor of the UK’s Observer, Souad el-Tayeb, the director of Monte Carlo radio and Albert Shafiq, the director of Extra News Egyptian TV Channel will discuss Tuesday how press freedom matters, and how it can be used to build states.

The seven-day World Youth Forum officially kicked off on Sunday under the name "We Need To Talk" in Sharm el-Sheikh, South Sinai. Sunday witnessed a remarkable opening session with world leaders participating, and a number of international youth sharing their stories of success and grief.

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi announced that the forum will be held in Egypt annually, highlighting the importance of such a gathering of hundreds of youth from all over the world to share ideas and solutions to problems and challenges.

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