Deputy Minister Hoti attended the opening of the Second United Nations Youth Assembly

14.05.2018

Today and tomorrow in Kosovo will be held the second United Nations Youth Assembly "Youth Power: Building Peace and Safety together", organized by UNICEF and UNDP, which is ongoing of the UN Global Youth Assembly in New York.

The assembly where about 180 young people from different ethnicities are expected to participate, representatives of Kosovo institutions also participate. Among them, Deputy Minister Rexhep Hoti participated on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports (MCYS), which is responsible for the youth field in Kosovo.

Deputy Minister Hoti assessed the organization of the assembly in Kosovo as an extremely important event for Kosovo, especially for young people. "We today are gathered together at the United Nations Second Assembly in Kosovo to support the youth of the Republic of Kosovo that their experiences of cultural, social and youth integration serve other countries as a good model for our youth", he said.

"The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports through the Department of Youth since the establishment of institutions has so far had an approach to support and empower all young people regardless of their ethnicity, race or religious and political convictions, for a society of safe and living together in peace, "said Hoti among others.

Hoti informed the participants about the engagement and work of MCYS in relation to advancing youth policies by preparing concrete strategic documents. "The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports has been and is an open and committed institution that through the development of program policies and regional and international cooperation opens many opportunities for our young people to give and benefit from the democratic world".

"With the hope that jointly these two days of the Youth Assembly we will identify new opportunities that benefit all young people indiscriminately and to address your empowerment. I hope that the representatives of the United Nations in Kosovo understand and support the Republic of Kosovo in its democratic development, for an open society further, among all communities and to support Kosovo in equal participation in all international forums including the UN", the deputy minister concluded.

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