The National Union of Eritrean Youth and Students (NUEYS) is organizing an International Youth Forum in Asmara from 21-23 July 2010. Under the theme Mutual Understanding for Peace, Security and Sustainable Development, this forum will bring together youth activists from all over the world to discuss the following topics:
- Youth participation in the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG)
- MDGs +10
- WPAY +15
- Education, etc.
- Promoting dialogue for mutual understanding and tolerance
- Peacebuilding for sustainable development
- Youth partnership for youth development and empowerment
- The prevailing situation in the Horn of Africa
- Youth political participation
- Active youth citizenship for development and social justice
- Public interest diplomacy, etc.
- Youth and media
- Media strategy
- Strategic communication
- Techniques for advocacy and lobbying for peace and sustainable development, etc.
This international youth forum is in continuation of a Regional Youth Forum conducted in July 2008. The regional youth forum saw the establishment of the Horn of Africa Youth Initiative (HAYI) Network.
Date: 21-23 July 2010
Venue: Asmara Palace Hotel
Profile of participants:
- Plays an active role within a youth organization, at a national, regional and/or international level.
- Gender balanced delegation
- Each organization is entitled to send a maximum of 4 delegates
- Diverse representation and experience of youth work
- Aged between 18-35
- Well qualified and/or experienced in terms of international youth work
- Committed to attend the full duration of the forum
- Able to present the context of their work, their way of tackling problems, the challenges they meet and identify possible solutions
- Be able to work and communicate in English and/or Arabic.
To participate in this important event, please contact the NUEYS Foreign Affairs Department:
Foreign Affairs Department
National Union of Eritrean Youth and Students (NUEYS)
Keskese St. 173 #27 P.O. Box 1042 Asmara, Eritrea
Tel. +291-1-122118 or 120488 Fax. +291-1-125981