UNESCO Forum in Riyadh Focuses on Youth Participation


The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Forum for Non-Profit Organizations (NGOs) 2017, held for the first time in Saudi Arabia, kicked off on 6th May 2017 with an emphasis on engaging young people in creating a strong social impact worldwide. The seventh edition of the forum was held in partnership with the Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz (MiSK) Foundation. The two-day forum focused on developing practical ideas to enable and motivate young people to make a positive social impact. With more than 2,100 representatives and delegates from 400 NGOs and 70 countries around the world, UNESCO, in cooperation with MiSK Foundation, has taken measures to strengthen cooperation to support young people and girls in various fields.