The Fifth National Youth Conference has concluded on Monday by issuing a 10-point declaration on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) calling for the meaningful participation of youth. More than 150 youth from across the country participated in the two-day event.
The conference has called for timely revision to the National Youth Policy and Youth Vision, 2025 to align them with the needs and expectations of the youth. Bikas KC, one of the member of the organizing committee, said that the conference has drawn attention to hold the stakeholders more accountable on the issues of youth. The conference has laid emphasis on localization of the SDGs with sufficient budget allocation as well as assurance of the youth’s leadership.
Similarly, the declaration has included assurance of quality education, skills development, accessible health care service, decent job and entrepreneurship for the youth population.