On June 26-30th, the representatives of Greek youth organizations and young artists participated at “Great Silk Way” International Youth Congress and Festival held in Baku, Azerbaijan and organized by the Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
More than 200 chief officials, authorized representatives of government institutions engaged in youth work, youth organizations and young people from 25 countries have convened in the Congress. As a result of the event Baku Youth Declaration was proclaimed and Great Silk Way organization was established.
Greek delegation presented at the event was one of the biggest, consisting of 16 people. Ms. Maria Sotiropoulou from Equal Society (Greek NGO) was elected as a member of the Board of Directors of the new institution.
Greek young artists also performed at the Festival, presenting Greek traditional music to the audience