Training course on youth’s role in transition period
The workshop held under the auspice of International Research & Exchanges Board (IREX) and included 31 trainees from different Yemeni governorates.
“This workshop will enhance skills and the role of youth in the transition stage” Ahmed Alzaidi, one of the participants said.
“This is the first time I participate in such training course, but I learned many things, so I will be able to transfer information to other people in Aden” Ayman al-Aghbari, a trainee from Aden said.
“We responded to the demands of independent and active youth who contacted IREX and asked to arrange this course” Peter Salloum of the IREX said.
He stressed that the trainees were brought from various governorates, pointing out that they had different political views that make them positively participate in dialogues.
“All of them are agreed on building up Yemen, making political, economic and social development first priority” Salloum added.
“They are trained to use social media and set strategic plans for the transition stage” he stated.
Ibraheem Al-Hair, a trainer and civil society expert, said that such programs will enable the youth to participate in decision-making. He added that the Yemeni youth have strong determination and willingness to be engaged in public decision making.