More than 35,000 youth from 156 countries have registered to participate in World Youth Forum 2018, only 10 days after registration opened on the WYF official website. WYF 2018 is set to be held between 3 to 6 November 2018, in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.
Youth from different countries have shown great interest in participating in WYF 2018. Western youth accounted for about 70% of registrations, while Arab and African youth reached 30%.
Registration is still open on the WYF official website: register.wyfegypt.com
The Forum is a global platform for youth to share experiences and exchange ideas with heads of states and high-level officials from various countries. It will include sessions, seminars, workshops, among others.
On 25 April 2017, a group of young Egyptians presented an initiative at the National Youth Conference in Ismailia to engage in dialogue with youth around the world. On 24 July 2017, President Abdelfattah El-Sisi officially responded at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina during the National Youth Conference in Alexandria, launching the first WYF, which was held in Sharm El-Sheikh in November 2017. WYF 2017 hosted over 3,200 participants from 113 countries and gave the chance for 222 speakers.