AU: Ministerial Meeting of STC on Youth, Culture and Sports Congratulates Morocco on Hosting Headquarters of Pan-African Youth Union

The ministerial meeting of the African Union’s Specialized Technical Committee (STC) on Youth, Culture and Sports congratulated the Kingdom of Morocco on hosting the headquarters of the Pan-African Youth Union in Addis Ababa on Friday.The Ministers of …

The ministerial meeting of the African Union’s Specialized Technical Committee (STC) on Youth, Culture and Sports congratulated the Kingdom of Morocco on hosting the headquarters of the Pan-African Youth Union in Addis Ababa on Friday.

The Ministers of Youth, Culture and Sports of the African Union also recommended the renewal of relations between the Pan-African Youth Union and the African Union Commission, through a memorandum of understanding.

Morocco was represented at this session by a delegation led by the Minister of Youth, Culture and Communication, Mohammed Mehdi Bensaid, in the presence of the Kingdom’s ambassador and permanent representative to the African Union and UNECA, Mohamed Arrouchi.

Source: Agency Morocaine De Presse

HM the King Attaches Particular Importance to Moroccan and African Youth Issues (Minister)

HM King Mohammed VI attaches particular importance to youth issues in Morocco and Africa, said Minister of Youth, Culture and Communication, Mohammed Mehdi Bensaid, in Addis Ababa on Friday.In a statement to the press at the end of the ministerial meet…

HM King Mohammed VI attaches particular importance to youth issues in Morocco and Africa, said Minister of Youth, Culture and Communication, Mohammed Mehdi Bensaid, in Addis Ababa on Friday.

In a statement to the press at the end of the ministerial meeting of the African Union’s (AU) Specialized Technical Committee (STC) on Youth, Culture and Sports, Bensaid stressed that the Sovereign has consistently urged the Moroccan government and AU bodies to give greater prominence to youth issues.

The ministerial meeting provided an opportunity to exchange views on the issue of youth in Africa, as well as on the role of culture and the cultural industry in particular, said the Minister.

The meeting congratulated Morocco on the fact of hosting the headquarters of the Pan-African Youth Union, he said, noting that the Kingdom is playing a pioneering role in bringing together this union made up of the presidents of Youth Advisory Councils, which are constitutional institutions in African states.

During the meeting, the African Union Ministers of Youth, Culture and Sport also recommended the renewal of relations between the Pan-African Youth Union and the African Union Commission, through a memorandum of understanding.

Speaking at the meeting, Bensaid stressed that this recommendation would consolidate the Kingdom’s vision of youth issues under the enlightened leadership of HM King Mohammed VI, strengthen the presence of African youth at international level and develop their expertise.

Source: Agency Morocaine De Presse