1st Model SCO Youth Conference starts in Beijing today

1st Model SCO Youth Conference starts in Beijing today

BEIJING: Students and young professionals from the member countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization will take part in the first Model SCO Youth Conference 2018 at the organization’s Beijing headquarters on Sunday.

The youth conference being organized by the SCO Countries Youth League will see participants from eight full members China, Pakistan, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan.

Besides, four observer states Afghanistan, Belarus, Iran and Mongolia will also participate and deliberate on key issues on the SCO agenda that are expected to be discussed by the participating delegates.

The conference is aimed at bringing together youth talents from SCO member and observer states to promote mutual dialogue, cultural exchanges and share new ideas.

The SCO Countries Youth League was founded in April 2017 as an independent, non-profit, inclusive youth organization, which is aimed at providing a platform for students and young professionals from SCO countries, to strengthen mutual ties, promote dialogue and share ideas.