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First session of the Forum on Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law on “Widening the Democratic Space: the role of youth in public decision-making”

The Forum was held for the first time from 21-22 November 2016, in Room XVII at Palais des Nations in Geneva. Resolution 28/14 decided that the theme of the first session of the Forum would be ‘Widening the Democratic Space: the role of youth in public decision-making’.

Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi, UN Secretary General's Special Envoy on Youth and H.E. Mr. Daniiar Mukashev, Permanent Representative of the Kyrgyz Republic to the United Nations Office at Geneva were Co-Chairpersons of the first session of the Forum.

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