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Ansarullah Leader: We welcomed UN supervision of Hodeidah port, but they are liars
[20 June 2018]
President stresses on doubling efforts to face aggression escalation
[20 June 2018]
Socotra Governor visits Yemen’s Western Coast Front
[18 June 2018]
Deputy of Sanaa province paid a visit to Nehm front
[18 June 2018]
Health Ministry: humanitarian disaster will result in closure of Hodeidah port
[17 June 2018]
 
  Saudi Aggression War against Yemen
Two Saudi-led airstrikes hit Duraihemi district of Hodeidah
[22 June 2018]
Army repels 2 infiltration attempts of Saudi-paid mercenaries in Lahj
[22 June 2018]
Saudi border guards injures citizen in Saada
[22 June 2018]
Three Saudi-led airstrikes hit Hodeidah
[22 June 2018]
Army destroys 11 military vehicles, kills dozens of mercenaries in Yemen’s western coast
[22 June 2018]
 
  Reports
Report: Army repels 2 infiltration, shoots down espionage plane, snips 18 mercenaries over 24 hours
[22 June 2018]
Report: 17 Saudi-led aggression airstrikes hit Yemen over 24 hours
[22 June 2018]
6 citizens killed, 2 injured in Saudi bombing over 24 hours
[20 June 2018]
Report: Army steps up missile, ground attacks against Saudi army, mercenaries several fronts
[20 June 2018]
Report: 6 citizens killed in 61 Saudi airstrikes, ground shelling on several provinces
[20 June 2018]
 
  International
UN Yemen envoy leaves Sanaa
[19 June 2018]
HR ministry condemns coalition arrest of 2 activists
[19 June 2018]
Foreign Minister congratulates his Icelandic counterpart on National Day
[18 June 2018]
President meets with UN Special Envoy to Yemen
[18 June 2018]
Prime Minister meets UN envoy, reviews horizon of political solution
[18 June 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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