2017 International Youth Day: “Youth Empowerment for National Development”

(VOVWORLD) - A meeting was held in Hanoi on Friday to mark International Youth Day themed “Youth Empowerment for National Development”. More than 500 young people and representatives of ministries, agencies, and foreign organizations attended the event.
2017 International Youth Day: “Youth Empowerment for National Development”    - ảnh 1Dialogue between young people and leaders of central agencies, ministries, and representatives of UN organizations in Vietnam. (Photo: Van Diep/VNA) 

Kamal Manhotra, the UN permanent coordinator in Vietnam, underscored the role and the importance of empowering young and dynamic people.

As part of the event, a dialogue was organized among representatives of young people and leaders of government agencies and National Assembly deputies.

Nguyen Trong Thua, Deputy Minister of Home Affairs, said: “The Ministry will work with provincial and local agencies and international organizations to fine-tune policies for young people. We will continue to implement the youth law and make necessary revisions to the law to match the current reality. Works will be continued to realize targets set by the Vietnam Strategy on Youth Development until 2020 and other policies to facilitate them to contribute to society.”


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