U.S. embassy representatives visit youth camp in Gabala
Azerbaijan, Baku, July 16 /Trend E.Mehdiyev/
U.S. Charge d'Affaires in Azerbaijan, Adam Sterling and assistant attaché Farah Khan visited the camp of leadership and civic engagement (ABLE) for boys aged 14-16 years, organised in the Gabala region (220 km from Baku).
They discussed the importance of leadership and gender equality with campers.
"Participants of the camp who we talked to are intelligent, free thinking and are already leaders in their own circle," Sterling said.
Sterling expressed his confidence that these young people will contribute to the cooperation between Azerbaijan and the United States in future.
Leadership Camp ABLE, managed by the U.S. Peace Corps is in conjunction with Azerbaijani colleagues and carried out in the form of weekly meetings with a view to developing youth leadership skills, social awareness, gender equality and teamwork. The camp began operations on July 13 and continues until July 18.
Then, more than 30 representatives of the youth camp participants will complete their projects on their return to their native towns and villages.