Engage in politics for lasting peace, UN envoy tells Somalia youths

Lasting peace in Somalia will be achieved when youths are represented and participate in politics, UN envoy James Swan has said. “We think prospects for lasting peace Somalia will be improved if young people feel represented. If they participate in political life, and if they have a say in the national dialogue they can ultimately show their stake and involvement in the country’s future,” Swan said at a youth event in Mogadishu on Tuesday. He said the United Nations in Somalia will continue to help youths develop initiatives to ensure…

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