YEREVAN, DECEMBER 22, ARTSAKHPRESS. The need for young people and youth organizations to be involved in the activities of the United Nations (UN) to strengthen international peace and security and to build democratic, inclusive and peaceful societies was highlighted by Deputy Foreign Minister Velislava Petrova, who participated in the traditional briefing of the Bulgarian participants in the UN Youth Delegate Programme, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Thursday.
Petrova noted the importance of the Bulgarian Youth Delegates to the UN Programme as an important part of the Foreign Ministry’s policies to empower young people and their participation in the decision-making process. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs will continue its support for the programme.
Bulgaria’s Youth Delegates to the UN Maria Badeva and Angel Mitkov, with the 2021/2022 mandate, presented highlights of their participation with a keynote speech at the 77th session of the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly in New York. The newly elected youth delegates Viktoriya Savova and Tsvetelina Garelova with the 2022/2023 mandate informed about their activities in conducting a national survey to outline priorities among Bulgarian youth in order to present them at a national and international level.
The Bulgarian Youth Delegates to the UN programme was established in 2006 and is organised by the UN Society in Bulgaria with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Bulgaria is one of only 40 countries participating in the UN Youth Delegate Programme, the Ministry said.
Програмата „Български младежки делегати към ООН“ е създадена през 2006 г. и се организира от Дружеството за ООН в България с подкрепата на Министерството на външните работи. Страната ни е една от едва 40 държави, които участват в Програмата на ООН „UN Youth Delegate Programme“, the Foreign Ministry said.