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Presidential decree appoints Minster of Endowments
[19 December 2018]
Parliamentary committee diagnoses causes of traffic anarchy
[19 December 2018]
Targeting Sanaa Airport impedes UN efforts: Army Spokesman
[19 December 2018]
Video footage shows army snipers shooting 4 militants in Jawf
[19 December 2018]
5 Saudi-led airstrikes hit districts of Hajjah
[18 December 2018]
 
  Saudi Aggression War against Yemen
Video footage shows army fires Zilzal-1 missiles at Najran
[19 December 2018]
Video footage shows army carrying out attack on mercenaries in Marib
[19 December 2018]
Video footage shows army foiling saudi-led mercenaries' infiltration in Asir
[19 December 2018]
2 Saudi-led air raids target Sanaa
[19 December 2018]
Video footage shows army snipers kills 3 militants in Dhalea
[19 December 2018]
 
  Reports
Saudi 'air strikes continues hit provinces after consultations in Sweden over 24 hoarse: Report
[19 December 2018]
Report: Army attacks Saudi-led mercenaries’ sites in several fronts over 24 past hours
[17 December 2018]
Report: Saudi aggression targets citizen's properties in air, ground attacks
[15 December 2018]
Army foils over last hours mercenaries' infiltration in Jizan , Jawf, kills dozens
[15 December 2018]
14 Saudi-led airstrikes led injuring six civilians over past 24 hours : Report
[13 December 2018]
 
  International
FM congratulates Qatari counterpart on National Day
[18 December 2018]
FM congratulates Nigerian counterpart on National Day
[18 December 2018]
S. Korea confirms destruction of its northern neighbor border guard posts
[18 December 2018]
FM sends letters of protest to SC, number of his counterparts over aggression escalation
[18 December 2018]
Cease-fire in Hodeidah will be effective at 00:00 : UN Envoy Office
[18 December 2018]
  Civil Society
First Annual Conference on youth, children concluded in Sana'a
[03/August/2010]

SANA'A, Aug.03 (Saba)- The First Annual Conference on issues of youth and children was concluded here on Tuesday, organized by the Child's Protection Initiative in Sana'a, the Arab Institute for Urban Development and the Child Protection Initiative in the Middle East and North Africa.

The participants in the two-day conference affirmed the need to build a database on the phenomenon of child labor and school dropping-out and carry out surveys and academic studies to be reliable in designing programs and interventions.

The participants recommended the local councils to implement interventions to reduce school dropping-out and improve school infrastructure and rehabilitate schools, so as to meet the needs of students including those with special needs.

In the conference held under the motto "Local authorities.. children, youth and better life opportunities", the attendants underlined the importance of creating a safe and attractive environment for creativity and enhancing citizenship and the real application of the laws relating to education.

The conference's recommendations also stressed the need to setting a strategy for the higher education and vocational training focusing on the quality of education and linking the education's outputs with the labor market's needs as well as supporting researches and studies to determine the size of unemployment.

The recommendations called for coordinating efforts by the local authorities, donors, and civil society organizations to create job opportunities for youth and encouraging the private sector to invest in the field of training.

In the field of urban poverty reduction, the participants recommended the need for balance in development between the provinces to reduce migration to cities by promoting factors of rural stability and improving loans services, finance facilities, and benefits and encouraging self-investment culture and small enterprises.

The participants called for making a suitable mechanism to activate the national strategies on childhood and youth, education, and poverty reduction and evaluate the implementation of these strategies.

The partakers in the conference, from representatives of Arab child-friendly cities and local authorities in 13 provinces of the country, discussed a number of papers on the experiences of other countries and the local experience on the issues of youth and childhood.

The closing session of the conference was chaired by Minister of State for Parliamentary and Shura Council Affairs, Ahmed al-Kuhlani, during which a number of speeches were delivered by representatives of the provinces of Lahj, Abyan, Ibb, Hajjah, Hadramout and Sana'a. The speeches reviewed the role of the local authorities in creating job opportunities for youth and efforts made in this aspect.

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