(MENAFN- Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) KUWAIT, Jan 27 (KUNA) -- The Ministry of State for Youth Affairs announced Saturday launch of the Arab youth forum, scheduled between February 5-7, for university and school students as part of "Kuwait the Capital of Arab Youth." The forum aims to highlight Arab youngsters' visions on moderation, dialogue, and humanity concepts, the Ministry's Assistant Undersecretary for Youth Development Sector Mishal Al-Subaie said in a press statement.
The event also tends to reinforce such values and boost youngsters' skills to promote cultures of dialogue, coexistence, and humanitarian action, Al-Subaie added.
The forum also aims to find common grounds between various youth ideas and visions, he said, praising his ministry's cooperation with Awqaf ministry, Education ministry, Kuwait University, Public Authority for Applied Education and Training, and secretariat general of private universities to hold the event.
For his part, Dr. Abdullah Al-Sharikah, Director of the Moderation Center at the Awqaf and Islamic Affairs ministry, said the forum is part of strategic moderation initiatives, which State Ministry of Youth adopts, pointing out cooperation's importance among state institutions to promote and boost moderation concepts and values.
Meanwhile, Al-Sharikah pointed out the requirements for out-of-the country participations, adding that male/female participants must be high school or college students. Students with previous participations in student activities and youth initiatives are preferred, he noted.
Each participating student delegation at the event should consist of 10 members, including four males, four females, in addition to a manager and a head of the delegation, said the state official.
Furthermore, delegations are required to present an idea or initiative on promoting moderation in their countries, he said, adding that the ideas and initiatives should be viable for implementation and comprehensive to daily life aspects, and that the presentations must not exceed the 10 minutes time limit, he noted.
Al-Sharikah also stressed the importance of holding such important forums that contribute in bolstering the youngsters' participation and finding grounds to boost their role in the development of their societies, and themselves as well. (end) zak.ma
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