Doha, – The annual Youth Forum, in the context of the 60th session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs of the United Nations (UN) in Vienna, chose the Qatari student Ghanim Mohammad Al Muftah to be the official speaker of the forum. The forum submitted recommendations to the UN.

In addition to Al Muftah, Abdullah Khamis Al Kubaisi represented Qatar and were accompanied by Ibrahim Murshed Al Mohannadi as a supervisor.

The students attended a workshop held on the sidelines of the forum, along with 40 students from around the world.

The forum aims to gather young people from 32 countries who actively monitor drug use in their schools and communities, to exchange ideas, visions and different perspectives on how to better protect the health and wellbeing of their peers, schools and communities.

The youth forum was held due to Qatar’s initiative that was launched during Doha Youth Forum on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, held on the sidelines of 13th United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice in Qatar, April 2015. (QNA)

Source: Qatar News Agency