Press Releases

    SG/SM/8354
    2 September 2002

    SECRETARY-GENERAL WELCOMES DYNAMISM, COMMITMENT OF
    YOUNG PEOPLE, MEETING AT YOUTH EMPLOYMENT SUMMIT
    IN EGYPT, 7-11 SEPTEMBER

    NEW YORK, 30 August (UN Headquarterrs) -- The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for Secretary-General Kofi Annan:

    The Secretary-General welcomes the dynamism and commitment of the young people from around the world who are meeting from 7 to 11 September in Alexandria, Egypt, at the Youth Employment Summit -- a global civil society initiative. He urges the international community to fulfil the commitment it made in the Millennium Declaration to "develop and implement strategies that give young people everywhere a real chance to find decent and productive work".

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