WASHINGTON: The Sultanate of Oman, represented by the Youth Centre, participated in the 2023 World Bank Group Youth Summit, which was held at the World Bank headquarters in Washington from May 25 to 26.
The summit, which is held every year, discusses issues related to youth at the global level. The summit started for the first time in 2013, and its first goal is to engage young people worldwide and discuss the most important issues facing them.
In the tenth year since its inception, the summit brought together decision-makers and leaders of the youth sector worldwide to discuss and find innovative solutions to the challenges facing global development. The summit also touched on various topics to search for innovative solutions, such as climate change and youth entrepreneurship.
Zaid bin Abdullah al Salmani, Executive Director of the Youth Centre, said: “The participation of the Youth Centre this year comes to build a relationship between the youth of the Sultanate of Oman and the youth of the world and to present the pioneering Omani experience to achieve the future vision of Oman."
"It also aims to open greater horizons for Omani youth to participate in international forums, ensure the presence of the youth of the Sultanate of Oman in them, and review the Omani experience in finding youth leaders capable of making a difference at the regional and global levels," he added. - ONA