Bahrain and UNGA Discuss Youth Cooperation in High-Level Meeting

Bahrain and UNGA Discuss Youth Cooperation in High-Level Meeting

New York, The Gulf Observer: Rawan bint Najeeb Tawfiqi, Minister of Youth Affairs of Bahrain, held a significant meeting with Dennis Francis, President of the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), aimed at strengthening cooperation in the youth sector and exploring avenues for youth-centric initiatives.

During the meeting, both parties engaged in constructive discussions on enhancing collaboration in youth-related endeavors and deliberated on proposals aimed at furthering the welfare of young people.

Minister Tawfiqi commended the fruitful partnership between the Ministry of Youth Affairs and the United Nations in implementing the King Hamad Youth Empowerment Award, which aligns with sustainable development goals. She highlighted the positive outcomes of this collaboration, including the active participation of numerous young individuals in the award program.

Moreover, Tawfiqi underscored the ongoing cooperation between the ministry and the UN in advancing the international reach of the award to accomplish its objectives on a global scale.

Emphasizing Bahrain’s unwavering commitment to bolstering cooperation with the UNGA to elevate the role of youth in achieving sustainable development goals, Tawfiqi reiterated the kingdom’s dedication to youth empowerment initiatives.

In response, the President of the 78th UNGA session, Dennis Francis, commended the high level of cooperation between Bahrain and the United Nations in the youth sector. He affirmed the organization’s commitment to supporting Bahraini talents and capabilities, which will empower youth to actively contribute to the realization of sustainable development goals.

The meeting concluded with a shared commitment to intensify efforts in fostering youth participation, promoting their well-being, and harnessing their potential to drive sustainable development initiatives forward.