Somalia attends 9th Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians on adopting SDGs through digitalization

A Parliamentary delegation from the Federal Republic of Somalia led by MP Abdirizak Adan Warsame attended the 9th Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians on adopting a statement on youth in achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through digitalization, held in Vietnam from 15 – 17 of September 2023.

MP Abdirizak confirmed that in attaining the sustainable development goals, Somalia has passed several important bills that are vital for achieving SDGs.

The delegation that attended the conference included MP Mohamed Abdi Mohamed, Senator Hussein Mohamed Dahir, Senator Ayan Adan Abdullahi, and other officials.

Mr. Abdirizak said that Somalia needs funding programs that support cultural diversity, and sustainable development, sessions and discussions on the issues of cultural diversity, encouraging education and awareness about cultural diversity, and supporting dialogue and understanding between diverse cultures, to reach sustainable development.

The delegation of the Parliamentary Division of the Federal Republic of Somalia stressed that young parliamentarians can play a vital role in promoting respect and cultural assessment to support sustainable development, and the task of adopting and implementing laws and policies that serve and enhance cultural diversity, in order to ensure equality and cultural services.

Source: Somali National News Agency