The welcome speech by Michael Møller, Director-General of the United Nations Office in Geneva, the words of inspiration from Michaëlle Jean, Secretary General of the Francophonie and a slam poetry dedicated to the Francophone family, are some of the elements of the opening the 2nd International Conference of Young Francophones (CJF) on the 17th of September 2018.

More than 200 youngsters are present on this Conference at the Palace of Nations in Geneva going on from the 17th to 20th of September to encourage more active involvement of young people in the instances of Francophonie and decision-making bodies.

Ivana Velkova as representative of ALDA Skopje was present at the Conference in order to exchange with youngsters from Francophone countries on the topic of “Living together in solidarity, sharing humanist values and respect of diversity: source of peace and prosperity in the environment Francophone” as well as on the approaches for enabling “economic and financial inclusion of youth”. During the conference, the youngsters had the opportunity to follow the interventions of the representatives of the various bodies of the International organization of the Francophonie, representatives of civil society organizations and young participants.

Youngsters could choose to follow thematic workshops on topics such as SDGs, entrepreneurial values, transversal skills etc.

 

Finally, the plenary session gave the words to the young people to express themselves on topics close to them. The youth also continued to work on the Declaration of young Francophones which is to be presented at the next Francophonie Summit, October 2018 in Yerevan, Armenia.

The welcome speech by Michael Møller, Director-General of the United Nations Office in Geneva, the words of inspiration from Michaëlle Jean, Secretary General of the Francophonie and a slam poetry dedicated to the Francophone family, are some of the elements of the opening the 2nd International Conference of Young Francophones (CJF) on the 17th of September 2018.

More than 200 youngsters are present on this Conference at the Palace of Nations in Geneva going on from the 17th to 20th of September to encourage more active involvement of young people in the instances of Francophonie and decision-making bodies.

Ivana Velkova as representative of ALDA Skopje was present at the Conference in order to exchange with youngsters from Francophone countries on the topic of “Living together in solidarity, sharing humanist values and respect of diversity: source of peace and prosperity in the environment Francophone” as well as on the approaches for enabling “economic and financial inclusion of youth”. During the conference, the youngsters had the opportunity to follow the interventions of the representatives of the various bodies of the International organization of the Francophonie, representatives of civil society organizations and young participants.

Youngsters could choose to follow thematic workshops on topics such as SDGs, entrepreneurial values, transversal skills etc.

 

Finally, the plenary session gave the words to the young people to express themselves on topics close to them. The youth also continued to work on the Declaration of young Francophones which is to be presented at the next Francophonie Summit, October 2018 in Yerevan, Armenia.