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VUSTA Workshop 26/3

The 90th anniversary of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union

Workshop “Promoting the role of youth in the realization of sustainable development goals”

Joining in the youthful atmosphere, the Youth Union of the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations (VUSTA) held the 90th anniversary of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union and the Workshop “Promote the role of youth in the realization of sustainable development goals”

In the exciting atmosphere of the youth month, on the afternoon of March 26, the Youth Union of the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations (VUSTA) held the 90th anniversary of Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (March 26, 1931 – March 26, 2021) and the Workshop “Promoting the role of youth in the realization of sustainable development goals”.

Speaking at the anniversary, Comrade Pham Quang Thao emphasized the role of the Communist Youth Union; it is as important as the right hand of the Party. Particularly, in peacetime, when it is associated with the country’s development process, the role and position of the Youth Union has not changed.

Comrade Nguyen Thanh Huyen – Secretary of the VUSTA Youth Union introduced the revised 2021 Youth Law and presented the Report on 2021 working program of the Youth Union of the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations.

Besides that existed the Workshop “Promoting the role of youth in the realization of sustainable development goals” with the participation of Mr. Don Tuan Phuong – Director of CSDS, Center for Sustainable Development Studies, and other youth leaders coming from many different projects. Right at the anniversary, they introduced typical projects implemented by themselves based on the sustainable development goals, contributing to bringing positive values to the community. Some worth-mentioning sharing were from Dao Ngoc Phuong Linh with 2030 Youth Forb Vietnam – Report of the youth network in enhancing youth’s understanding of sustainable development goals, and Greenlife Project – A green lifestyle project shared by Nguyen Thi Thuy Linh. In addition, Tran Thi Hong Hien, representing YNET, presented the Youth Network in the fight against climate change, and Nguyen Nhu Ngoc shared about the youth’s contributions to the prevention of child sexual abuse under the KID+ project.

Following that was the sharing of Mr. Don Tuan Phuong about the strength of youth; CSDS chooses to accompany the youth to help create opportunities to support and connect with the common goal of working towards Sustainable Development. Young people are constantly working, creating, bringing positive changes to the community where they live; it is more than what we see. CSDS desires that each of us can join hands to create changes and opportunities to grow together.

At the end of the anniversary, VUSTA expressed their wishes and expectations towards young people, at the same time cheered and promoted the spirit of enthusiasm, volunteerism, creativity, implementing practical work, with the hope that the youth would stand firmly in the future and contribute more to the country.

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