The assembly is Jaago Foundation’s initiative under its Volunteer for Bangladesh program
The 4th National Youth Assembly 2020 organized by Jaago Foundation with the theme “Empowering Youth for National Development,” has ended.
State Minister for Youth and Sports Zahid Ahsan Russell attended the closing day as chief guest, a press release said on Saturday.
He said: “Youths have a tremendous amount of energy, and about one-third of the people in Bangladesh are young. Hence, youth development is imperative for Bangladesh. Thus, the National Youth Assembly has the power to empower the next generation to contribute towards achieving the SDG of Bangladesh.”
The four-day event took place at Long Beach Hotel, Cox’s Bazar.
Jaago Foundation Founder Korvi Rakshand spoke at the program, among others.
The National Youth Assembly is Jaago Foundation’s endeavour initiated under its youth development program called “Volunteer for Bangladesh”.
Youth participants from all over the country got together with top organizations, their representatives, recognized personalities, ministers, ambassadors, and other top decision-makers of the society.
Youth volunteers from “Volunteer for Bangladesh” shared their ideas, perspectives, plans, and the work they had done over the past year in community building.
On the other hand, guest participants shared their experiences, ideas, expectations towards the youth, who are the future leaders of the country.
This year, 600 participants attended the assembly from across the nation and more than 30 sessions were conducted.
The National Youth Assembly is a gathering which empowers youth to achieve holistic sets of skills that are required to drive progress, long-term growth, and to help them to contribute towards achieving the
Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) of the nation.
During the assembly, renowned business leaders and delegates shared their views on different topics featuring leadership, road safety, financial literacy, empowering youths, entrepreneurship, access to information, effective communication, human resource, and success stories.
Bagerhat 2 MP Sheikh Sharhan Naser Tonmoy, world renowned video blogger and content creator Alyne Tamir (popularly known as Dear Alyne), UK Deputy High Commissioner to Bangladesh Kanbar Hossein Bor, BGMEA President Rubana Huq, Brac Executive Director Asif Saleh, and many other renowned national and international dignitaries took part in the assembly.