From Thanhnien News.com
Hanoi to host World Federation of Democratic Youth congress
The 17th Assembly of the World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY) will take place in Hanoi from Mar. 9-14 with more than 160 representatives of 77 youth organizations from 54 countries taking part.
Speaking at a press conference in Hanoi on Wednesday, Doan Van Thai, Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Central Committee said that this would be the first WFDY assembly to take place in the Vietnamese capital.
With the theme “Let’s reinforce the struggle against imperialist aggression and exploitation for peace, solidarity and social transformation,” the assembly will review WFDY’s activities, discuss orientations for the new term, issue a political declaration and the assembly’s resolutions and elect new leadership for the federation.
During the assembly, the participants will meet with General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nong Duc Manh, attend a “Vietnam on the path to socialism” forum as well as a cultural exchange with students from the Hanoi University of Technology.