Silatech CEO to Speak on High-Level UN Panel For Preventing Extremism in Youth

Silatech – an international development non-profit non-government organization will be representing its goals of preventing extremism in youth through the words of the CEO at the UN Panel.

Silatech’s CEO Ms. Sabah Al Haidoos is traveling to the New York City, USA to attend the high-level United Nations (UN) panel for discussing the topic of preventing extremism in today’s youth. She will be addressing the topic “Youth as Protagonists in Preventing Violent Extremism” on 28th June, 2018 at the prestigious Institute of International Education (IIE).

Silatech is an internationally-recognized non-profit non-government institution or organization that is aimed at working on connecting today’s youth. The connection is enabled through various volunteering tasks towards the betterment of the society. The youth is connected wherever they are for jobs and by enabling useful resources towards helping them establish & sustain lucrative business enterprises. Silatech has launched various innovative youth-based programs across the globe including 16 Arab countries like Jordan, Iraq, Algeria, Egypt, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Oman, Syria, Palestine, Somalia, Sudan, the Comoros, Yemen, and Tunisia.

Silatech’s CEO Ms Sabah Al Haidoos will be sitting on the panel discussion at the United Nations. The primary objective of the UN panel is aimed at sharing real-life experiences and the best possible practices towards coming up with effective measures for countering terrorism & strengthening the resilience of the current youth to prevent terrorism at its best.

When interviewed by a leading web portal, Ms Sabah said that to help the countries achieve the same through their youths, it is important for the youth to develop confidence and lead by some example. Next, the young individuals will have to surround themselves with those who are after bringing betterment to the whole community. Focusing on the importance of networking, Ms Sabah stated that it is of utmost importance to involve the key decision makers in the nation while taking the initiative to another level. By getting involved in active youth-based programs, communities, guides, and volunteering tasks, the youth of today can change the way terrorism is working around the globe. By infusing some positive notions into the society – starting from the lowest level, the youth today has ample strength in changing the face of terrorism for good.

When asked about Silatech is helping the younger generation towards entrepreneurial empowerment, Sabah said that the organization’s mission is to bring about an effective connection amongst the young people to accessing economic opportunities & jobs across the world seamlessly. Through innovative enterprise development opportunities and various lucrative employment initiatives, Siltech is continuously aimed at helping the youth in becoming major support system of the entire society.

Understanding the power of the youth, Silatech now aims to harness its energy towards eradicating terrorism from the world. Some of the other keynote speakers from Silatech at the reputed UN panel will include:

Mr. Achim Steiner, Administrator, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Mr. Vladimir Voronkov, Under-Secretary-General, United Nations Counter-Terrorism Office

High-level Panelists:

Ms. Åsa Regnér, Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director, UN Women

Mr. Shamil Idriss, Chief Executive Officer, Search for Common Ground

Ms. Sabah Al Haidoos, Chief Executive Officer, Silatech

Ms. Jayathma Wickramanayake, United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth

Mr. Eric Rosand, Director of the Prevention Project: Organizing Against Violent Extremism

Mr. Enrique Roig, Director, Citizen Security and Practice Area, Creative Associates International

Ms. Lise Kingo, CEO and Executive Director, United Nations Global Compact

Ms. Fatima Zamen, Selected by the Kofi Annan Foundation to become one of its Extremely Together Young Leader based on her track record in fighting violent extremism in the UK. Pioneer of a CVE Roadshow in schools and universities across the UK to help young people understand what violent extremism is and spot early signs of radicalization.

Mr. Pitom Mustafi, Youth Representative, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Bangladesh

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Contact Info:
Name: Ms. Sabah Al Haidoos
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Organization: Silatech
Address: PO Box 34111, Doha, Qatar
Phone: +974 4499 4800, Fax: +974 4499 4848

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