Participants at Saturday’s YouthSpeak Forum in Beirut. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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Young people from around the country came together over the weekend for the YouthSpeak Forum, discussing youth activism and participation in finding solutions to societal problems.Speaking to The Daily Star during the event Saturday, she added that just under 200 students from a number of universities and from all over Lebanon participated in the forum.The panelists, who included public relations expert Katia Yasmine and journalist and TV anchor Youmna Naufal, rallied around the idea of being politically active and fighting for change through the political system as the best way to effect change.The experts also raised the importance of attitude and skills as being crucial, not just a degree from university. Finally, students had the chance to get hands-on experience.The team that won with the best social plan will have it implemented by Aiesec.
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