Hilton Bosphorus

The Al Sharq ‘Embracing the Future’ Conference was an opportunity for hundreds of young leaders from around the world to find dynamic solutions to pressing issues facing the world today. Over 800 participants, including more than 60 experts, academics, policy-makers, current and former elected officials, and journalists were gathered in peer learning and best practice sessions. The goal of the two-day event was to create an awareness among youth and youth leadership for both practical and programmatic approaches to navigating a constantly changing world. The agenda for the event included workshops, competitions, performances, and more from across cultures.