Youth Conferences

Fourth National Regular Youth Conference (Alexandria Library) July 2017

The Fourth National Youth Conference was held on 25 July 2017 in Alexandria, under the patronage of President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi. Sixty per cent of the attendees of the two-day conference were young people who had never participated in any of the previous youth conferences.

Main recommendations of the conference

  • The full support of the state for the World Youth Forum, which was called upon by the Egyptian youth. Inviting presidents and youth from all over the world to attend the discussion to formulate a message of peace and love from the land of Egypt.
  • To instruct the government to establish a mechanism to monitor the implementation of the 2030 Strategy, and to evaluate it periodically, through the use of similar models, which empower youth.
  • Intensifying the efforts of the government and the state to develop Alexandria governorate, by increasing urban lands by 18,000 acres and developing the traffic axes in the governorate.
  • Completion of the development of slum areas of “Bashaer Al-Kheir” with a total of 7,500 units.
  • Commence the development of the archeological city of Rosetta.
  • Completion of the projects of the industrial zones in Behira governorate with an area of 10,000 acres and putting them up for investment
  • Establishment of an agricultural stock market on an area of 57 acres in Al-Tahrir directorate in Wadi Al-Natroun.
  • Start immediately the completion of the operational studies on the development project of western Egypt.
  • Introduce immediately available lands in the investment zone, over an area of 10,000 acres, in Metobas, Kafr Al-Sheikh, which would provide many job opportunities for the youth.
  • The formation of a committee from the ministries of defence, housing and local development to study the building height limitations in the governorate and finding possible desert alternatives.
  • The government is to consider and study immediately all the demands and complaints submitted by the people of the governorates of the West Delta.
  • The government should urgently start preparing an integrated plan to establish a comprehensive cultural entity in the New Administrative Capital and the city of New Alamein.
  • The Cabinet shall complete the approval of the new administrative division of the governorates in Egypt. This includes the addition of a Sahara Desert to Upper Egypt governorates, extending its borders to the Red Sea and adjusting the borders of the other governorates. This will be a major step in accelerating development efforts and achieving social justice.