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20 Sunday, 5 2018
Under the Patronage of Dr. Maher Al-Hourani...A National Conference Was Held on the Challenges Facing Our Youth

Under the patronage of the Chairman of the Board of Directors at Al-Ahliyya Amman University Dr. Maher Al-Hourani, the International Youth Organization for Environment and Development (I.Y.O.E.D) organized a national conference on 7 May 2018 on the challenges facing the youth. The conference was attended by approximately one hundred of young men and women from various universities and youth institutions, during which the participants discussed the challenges facing our youth today in different areas of life, and their vision for the future. Furthermore, the President of the International Youth Organization for Environment and Development ?Dr. Adnan Al Toubasi stated that "the conference, which involved a group of elite students from the public and private universities and numerous youth events, is based on the Organization's deep insight that proudly pursues the approach of His Majesty King Abdullah II Bin Al Hussein?. In this sense, the Royal vision builds on the potential of the youth with the bright ideas and vigorously ensures their participation in the public life concerns. Additionally, Dr. Al Toubasi extended deep thanks to the Chairman of the Board of Directors at Al-Ahliyya Amman University Dr. Maher Al-?Hourani, for his patronage of the conference, which embodies the principles of the youth participation in decision-making. Al Toubasi continued saying that "the conference held in Ya Halla Hall in Al Hussein Youth City through its nine action groups had discussed the challenges facing our youth in the different areas of life, such as economy, labor, culture, education, tourism, agriculture, water, environment, sports, media, democratic process and politics including the parties' activities. In a similar vein, the youth had the opportunity to express their creative ideas and visions through in-depth dialogue and brainstorming sessions, which emphasize the awareness of our youth and their significant presence in the landscape of life, humanity and university." At the conclusion of the conference, Dr. Adnan Al Toubasi awarded the participants a certificate of recognition, owing to their remarkable efforts.