Youth Forum of Peace and Trust in Turkmenistan (29/03/2021)
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, April 2021 – The Government of Turkmenistan and the Office of the UN Resident Coordinator in Turkmenistan organized a virtual International Peace and Trust Youth Forum following the UN’s declaration of 2021 as the International Year of Peace and Trust.
Representatives from the Government, UN agencies and youth leaders came together to discuss experiences on the establishment of mechanisms for the involvement of the youth in the development of the culture of peace, trust, tolerance, intercultural and interreligious dialogue.
“We at the UN aim to see a world in which the human rights of every young person are realized; that ensures every young person is empowered to achieve their full potential; and that recognizes young people’s positive contributions as agents of change for peace and trust,” noted Ms. Christine Weigand, UN Resident Coordinator a.i. in Turkmenistan.