Tunisia participates in Fourth Meeting of CEN-SAD Ministers of Youth and Sports in Libya

Tunis: Youth and Sports Minister Kamel D├ęguiche is participating in the Fourth Meeting of the Ministers of Youth and Sports of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) in Tripoli, Libya, which started on Tuesday. Upon arrival Monday to Tripoli Mitiga International Airport, the minister said exchange has become a reality for Tunisian and Libyan youth. Efforts are now centered on scaling up relations with Libya in all fields. This fourth meeting is mainly attended by Ado Al-Hajji Abu, the Executive Secretary of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD), and representatives of youth and sports departments from various African countries, including Tunisia. A host of topics are on the agenda, especially boosting training and youth exchange initiatives, national efforts to give impetus to the sector of youth and sports, youth participation in policy-making, revitalising joint youth programmes and sports tournaments and wider horizons for cooperation with regional and international organisations. A series of expert meetings were held over the last two days in the runup to this fourth meeting. Proposals, including the establishment of a Community of Sahel-Saharan States union of youth centres, were considered. Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse