Second BRICS Youth Summit concludes in Guwahati

Posted on:04 Jul 2016 12:33:08
Second BRICS Youth Summit concludes in Guwahati
04 July 2016 Current Affairs: The second BRICS Youth Summit was held in Guwahati, Assam from 1st July 2016 to 3rd July 2016. The theme of the summit was “Youth as bridge for intra-BRICS exchanges“. 

The summit was inaugurated by Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal in presence of Union Sports Minister Jitendra Singh.

The summit focused on enhancing people-to-people contacts of BRICS member states viz. Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. 

It has called for shifting of power from the West to the member countries to maintain balance in the world. It also adopted the ‘Guwahati BRICS Youth Summit 2016 Call to Action’ and urged the youth from the five member nations to come together for working towards this goal. 

It also focused on skill development and entrepreneurship, social inclusions, youth volunteerism and youth participation in governance. 

The three day summit had witnessed 70-member foreign delegation including ministers and head of executive authorities on youth affairs from BRICS nations.

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