The United Nations Global South-South Development Expo

November 04, 2016 | WOGC NEWS

The United Nations Global South-South Development Expo was successfully held in Dubai from October 31 to November 3, 2016, WOGC Vice-Chairman, Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations, former Sri Lankan Ambassador and former Foreign Minister of Sri Lanka (Palitha T.B. Kohona) on behalf of the organization, he said: the world is facing one of the challenges is that modern youth do not have the skills to meet the needs of the times. Although they have learned basic literacy and numeracy skills at school, they have not learned the skills of adapting to the times before they enter society, such as numbers under WOGC. WOGC believes that innovation and competitiveness are the key to achieving the sustainable development goals of the United Nations. WOGC hopes to help young people gain more competitive and age-appropriate skills, provide better jobs for young people, support and help youth entrepreneurship, and achieve sustainable development goals . Ms. Marcela Suazo, Executive Director of the UNFPA South-South Cooperation Project Office, said the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) wanted to work closely with WOGC.