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Round table was moderated by Sadygzade Murad Saleh oglu - President of the Russian Middle East Association, Assistant Head of the Department of International Regional Studies of the Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs, HSE University.
The welcoming speech was held by Vera Vishnyakova, Head of the School of International Regional Studies, Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs, HSE University, Andrey Baklanov, Head of the Center for MENA Studies, School of International Regional Studies, Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs, HSE University, Ramazan Daurov, Head of Political Section Embassy of the Russian Federation to Islamic Republic of Afghanistan,Head of the Afghanistan Sector of the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Associate Professor of the Department of Oriental Studies of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, RIAC expert, Andrey Fesyun,Director Russian Centre for Science and Culture in Karachi, Yahya Amin Khan, Youth Chief Minister of the Provincial Youth Assembly Pakistan and Noorullah Mohammadi, Member of the Kateb educational and cultural association in Russian Federation.
Main Speakers were:
The participants discussed the wide range of questions related to the 17 UN SDGs and the role go the youth in it. It was mentioned that peace and fair justice are the essential issues in Afghanistan. Moreover, the majority of youth people in Afghanistan are suffering from the lack of opportunities in their country despite the fact that they have a higher education. As it was said, question of peace are indeed depend on youth because they become the leaders of perform.
On more issue that was discussed is the question about implementation of the 17 UN SDGs in countries, particularly in Egypt.
There was also stressed that current agenda of the 17 UN SDGs are not clear from the point of view of going towards these goals. As one of the speakers mentioned, no one can say which way is the shortest to achieve all these goals. The point is that youth can except all the goals first. Nowadays youth understand that we should move towards those goals that can help our Earth.
It should be highlighted that still the agenda of 2030 is not so popular and spread among youth. It leads to the lack of the educational materials and events that are connected withe SDGs. To increase the role of agenda it was suggested to include the goals into the youth policy in different regions of the countries.
The participants had the discussion after the main reports and considered the following steps.
The link to the video: https://youtu.be/yn-yDOKt97U