The World Youth Development Forum opened in Beijing on Monday, with 100 projects related to the global youth development action plan released.

The cooperation projects, which were selected from 43 countries around the globe, center on topics such as food security, digital technology application, and poverty and hunger elimination, according to the forum's organizer.

Approximately 2,000 youth representatives from China and abroad attended the forum online or on-site. The event is themed "Youth Strength for Solidarity and Innovation: Striving Together for Sustainable Development."

The forum is hosted by the All-China Youth Federation and the forum's organizing committee.