“Al-Shabab” concludes the “Volunteering Life” forum by honoring the participants in its activities

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“Al-Shabab” concludes the “Volunteering Life” forum by honoring the participants in its activities

Today, Saturday, the Public Authority for Youth concluded the (Volunteer Life) Forum, which it launched on the fifth of December, on the occasion of International Volunteer Day, by honoring the participants in its activities. The forum, whose activities included workshops, panel discussions and art exhibitions, shed light on volunteer work and its role in community development and instilling the concept of humanity and patriotism in the hearts of volunteers, as well as exploiting youth energies and directing them to what is beneficial and positive.

Director of the Voluntary Work Department at the Youth Authority, Walid Al-Ansari, said in a press statement on the sidelines of the closing ceremony that volunteer work deepens community participation, and therefore receives great attention from (the authority), which has provided all means to empower young people and enhance their capabilities in this field, in a manner that perpetuates a culture of community participation.

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Al-Ansari explained that the forum intended to motivate Kuwaiti youth to volunteer and highlighted the importance of volunteerism and its role in society. He noted the great role played by the (Volunteer Work Academy), launched by the Youth Authority last October, in terms of empowering volunteer competencies and qualifying youth volunteers for this field in partnership with the (public) and (private) sectors as well as civil society institutions.

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He pointed out that the (Academy) has prepared volunteer competencies to promote the national strategy for volunteering and transform the knowledge and applied content into actual initiatives and achievements that contribute to the state’s efforts, support civil society institutions, and develop social responsibility programs. He stated that (the academy) seeks to build a vibrant community of volunteers with advanced awareness of volunteer work, through which (the authority) aspires to achieve sustainable leadership in this field locally.

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