Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia enhance youth co-operation
A conference, aiming to boost youth co-operation between Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia, opened in Hanoi on December 8, with the participation of 60 delegates from the three countries.
Laos and Cambodia enhance youth co-operation
conference, aiming to boost youth co-operation between Vietnam, Laos and
Cambodia, opened in Hanoi on December 8, with the participation of 60 delegates
from the three countries.
Addressing the opening ceremony,
First Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Central Committee,
Nguyen Dac Vinh, highlighted the long standing friendship among the three
neighbouring countries as an invaluable asset, noting the new young
generations’ most important tasks is to inherit and further develop the ties of
traditional friendship nurtured by their ancestors.
The conference is a good opportunity
for senior leaders of youth organisations to discuss working experiences and
learn from each other about effective co-operation models, according to Head of
the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee’s Commission for External
Affairs Hoang Binh Quan.
He affirmed the event is a practical
activity contributing to education on the friendship, special solidarity, and
comprehensive co-operation between Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia to younger
He also expressed his hope that
participants will discuss experience and measures to enhance youth co-operation
and promote the pioneering spirit of youth.
As part of the event, a series of
activities including meetings, workshops and tours to historical sites and
landscapes are scheduled, aiming to educate the young people on the traditional
friendship and solidarity between people of the three nations.
Speaking at the event, Vilayvong
Bouddakham, First Secretary of the Central Committee of Lao People's
Revolutionary Youth Union and President of the Union of Youth Federations of
Cambodia (UYFC) Hun Many said the event offers young people from the three
nations a chance to exchange views on issues of shared concern and to work out
effective measures to foster co-operation between youth organisations.
The event runs until to December 12.
After the opening ceremony, the
delegates from three countries participated in two workshops on experiences in
organising activities for social security and community; preserving and
promoting solidarity, friendship and co-operation between Vietnam, Laos and