The annual youth forum was held in New York
The aims of 2030 sustainable development program were discussed at the UN headquarters in New York at the annual youth forum. It was attended by over 700 participants from different countries, heads of government bodies responsible for youth policy. Kazakhstan’s delegation visited the forum as well. In the video address to the participants, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres urged young people to become involved in the building of more safe and sustainable world for all people. He said young people are the source of inspiration to modernize the society.
LIRA RAISOVA, SPOKESPERSON, KAZAKH MINISTRY OF RELIGIOUS AFFAIRS AND CIVIL SOCIETY:
Sustainable development goals in three areas were on the agenda: that is education, healthcare and social problems, including youth employment. Given that it is our first time participation this year, we have outlined several priorities for further work in the international arena.