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The Regional Research Centre for Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage in West and Central Asia, under the Auspices of UNESCO organized an event on the occasion of the International Youth Day, on Saturday 15 August 2015, from 9:00 to 11:00 at Building No. 1 of Ministry of Youth affairs and Sports, Seoul St., Niyayesh Highway.

The theme announced for 2015 International Youth Day is “Youth Civic Engagement.” 

Tehran ICH Centre, , in cooperation with the Ministry of Youth affairs and Sports ,organized this event to emphasize the role of youth in safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage as well as engagement and participation of the youth to achieve sustainable development. 

At this event, there were a series of speakers, including Dr Yadollah Parmoun director of Tehran ICH Centre ,  Dr Goudarzi, Minister of Youth affairs and Sports , Mr. Gary Lewis, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Representative in Iran, and Ali Younesi, President Hassan Rouhani's adviser on Ethnic and Religious Minorities affairs.
Young representatives from different religious backgrounds were among audiences of the mentioned event.


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