TASHKENT, August 12. /IA “Dunyo”/. The President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in his address to the participants of Samarkand Forum on Human Rights “Youth 2020: Global Solidarity, Sustainable Development and Human Rights” noted that “most of the challenges faced by humanity today, such as peace and security threats, terrorism and extremism, climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic require concerted global action and active involvement of youth in the decision-making processes”.
“The adoption of the Convention on Youth Rights initiated by Uzbekistan at the UN 72nd session will be important to ensure the rights of more than two billion young people around the world, will serve to enhance multilateral cooperation for education, social support for the young generation, protecting its interests and creating self-realization conditions, - the Head of Uzbekistan stated. – The initiative is widely supported by international community”.
The President expressed confidence, that the participants of Samarkand’s Forum will also support this initiative and complement the draft document with constructive proposals.
The Head of state concluded his address, noting: “I hope the current Samarkand International Youth Forum will become another important practical step and significant contribution of the young generation to global solidarity, sustainable development and ensuring human rights for peace and prosperity”.
International experts from the United Kingdom and Canada informed the participants about t...