Hasbayyah, 04 December 2016 (Dar Hasbayyah)—World Youth Alliance Middle East (WYAME) in partnership with El Khalil Foundation, organized the annual Emerging Leaders Conference which aims to educate young leaders on the annual theme of the International Solidarity Forum, and working with them to examine how these ideas can be translated and adapted to the local context. The Forum’s theme for this year is Population and Environment: Keys to Development.
This conference included 3 major workshops:
The conference ended with a talk presented by Ms. Hallak on the Global Family and the UN Language, which was exclusive for UNDEF participants who wished to become certified and already took part of the ELAR Program.
At the end of the conference, a debate on Population as a burden or a resource? was held. Attendants showed great energy, enthusiasm, and critical thinking as well as communication skills.
Many young students who are members of both World Youth Alliance Middle East and El Khalil Foundation attended this conference, along with other young students who were interested in the conference and the workshops.