A Saudi delegation is taking part in the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum in New York City.
The event is being hosted at UN headquarters from April 25- 27, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
Held under the theme “Accelerating the recovery from COVID
-19 and the full implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at all levels,” the event offers a platform for young people to engage in dialog with member states on how to make the world fairer, greener and more sustainable.
The Saudi delegation taking part in the forum, which includes representatives from the Salam Project for Cultural Communication and energy company Amec Foster Wheeler, is led by Othman Al-Muammar, an adviser at the Ministry of Economy and Planning.
The forum will assess progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals, including clean water and sanitation, cheap and clean energy, industry, innovation and infrastructure, sustainable cities and communities, and goal-related partnerships.