2nd Middle East Youth Conference kicks off in Kobanê
he conference is attended by over 300 delegates from four parts of Kurdistan as well as from Syria, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Libya, Armenia, Egypt and Turkey.
The 2nd Middle East Youth Conference kicked off in Kobanê Cultural Centre Wednesday morning.
The three-day conference is held under the slogan “Towards a Multicolored and Democratic Middle East under the leadership of Youth”.
The conference aims at the recognition of movements, organizations and revolutionary figures in the Middle East, as well as at discussing the Middle East crisis and possible solutions and the establishment of a common mechanism.
In the long term, the conference aims at creating a spirit of democratic and socialist common struggle in the Middle East, to raise the democratic people’s struggle against the crisis and to create a perspective of revolution and uprising against the ruling forces.
The conference is attended by over 300 delegates from four parts of Kurdistan as well as from Syria, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Libya, Armenia, Egypt and Turkey. Other delegates from Tunisia, Yemen, North Africa and Sudan are attending the conference via Skype.
Several topics will be discussed under various titles during three days of conference which began with a minute’s silence and opening speech of the organising committee.
The subjects to be discussed in the conference include “Crises and Problems in the Middle East in the Age of Capitalist Modernity”, “Women and gender”, “Religion”, “Nationalism”, “Dogmatism”, “The role, mission and responsibility of the youth in Democratic Nation and popular resistance”, “Palestine instance”, “Arab spring”, “Kurdish Freedom Movement and North/East Syria Revolution”, “Cultural massacres and genocides against the Middle Eastern peoples”.
After the conference, participants of the conference will visit historical sites in North and East Syria.