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Minister Asselborn participates at the High-level Meeting on Youth

Published Wednesday July 27 2011

The Deputy-Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Luxembourg, Jean Asselborn, participated from 25-26 July, 2011, at the High-level Meeting of the General Assembly on Youth.  Together with the Minister of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Ghana, H.E. Mr. Clement Kofi Humado, Minister Asselborn co-chaired the round-table entitled “Challenges to youth development and opportunities for poverty eradication, employment and sustainable development”.

During his intervention at the General Assembly the following day, Minister Asselborn stressed the timely character of the High-level Meeting on Youth. The international community must live up to the historic events we have been observing over the last months in the Middle East and in North Africa.

In the margins of the High-level Meeting, the head of the Luxembourg diplomacy met also with the Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon.  

Click to download the speech.