THE PYU PRESIDENT, MODERATOR: SESSION OF THE FIRST FORUM ON HUMAN RIGHTS

16. 12. 08
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geneveFBC1General Assembly in Geneva - United Nations, the PYU President moderated the session of the First Forum on Human rights, Democracy and Rules of law, on invitation of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.
Young people and representatives of Member States of the Human Rights Council, coming from all over the world discussed on the rights of young people, these rights which form part of human rights naturally, it was especially about the participation of young people in governance, Peace and Security. An opportunity for the African Youth President, after having played the Moderation role, to carry the African youth voice at a high level, by denouncing problems of young Africans rights, especially the right to freedom of speech and that of association. For this purpose, she pointed out the importance to support young people in Conflict with law, who are often victims of political handling on the whole of the African Continent.