Dr. Ismail Serageldin Goes to Second Youth Employment Summit

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Dr. Ismail Serageldin, Director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, will be attending the Second Youth Employment Summit (YES), hosted by India. Held from 14th- 18th December 2003, the Summit will include participation from several youth and employment ministers, several hundred young people as well as government and institutional representatives from all over the world.  The Bibliotheca Alexandrina had hosted the First Youth Employment Summit in September 2002 where 2000 youths and 45 ministers representing 140 countries. Participants had announced their firm commitment towards this international campaign that aims to find 500 million permanent jobs for young people around the world by the year 2012. The Third Youth Employment Summit (YES) is scheduled to be held in Mexico in 2004.