Vietnamese youth need to increase their foreign language proficiency in the process of integration

Web.HCYU.11/6/2020. In the afternoon of June 11th,, the Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCYU) - National Committee on Youth of Viet Nam (NCYV) organized the Talkshow "Vietnamese Youth with ASEAN 2020"

The program aimed at spreading information to HCYU cadres and young people  nationwide about the  ASEAN, the ASEAN Community and the year Vietnam assumed the chairmanship of ASEAN 2020; as well as the information on youth cooperation priorities and initiatives related to ASEAN and ASEAN +.

TalkShow speakers and guests consist of representatives from Ministries related to the coordination of ASEAN activities in Vietnam, including: Dr. Tran Viet Thai, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Vietnam in Malaysia; Dr. Ha Minh Duc, Deputy Director of International Cooperation Department, Ministry of Labor - Invalids and Social Affairs and Mr. Nguyen Hai Minh, Member of Standing Committee, Head of International Department, HCYU Central Committee, Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Youth Federation.

Speakers and guests at the TalkShow
Speakers and guests at the TalkShow

2020 is a special year for both ASEAN and Vietnam. For ASEAN, 2020 marks the five years of the ASEAN community's actualization and half of the way towards  ASEAN 2025 vision. For Vietnam, 2020 is the year that our country will take the role of ASEAN chairman and marks the 25th anniversary of Vietnam officially becoming a member of ASEAN.

Dr. Tran Viet Thai said that Viet Nam has participated in ASEAN in all three pillars including: economy, culture, society. Although before we were in the ASEAN 4 group, now we have risen in all areas.

In order to be fully equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to enhance the integration capacity with young people in the region and around the world, Mr. Nguyen Hai Minh pointed out that Vietnamese youth needed to study and work harder, be more responsible with the country, especially to improve their language skill.

At the program, speakers, guests answered many practical problems from young people about international integration
At the program, speakers, guests answered many practical problems from young people about international integration

Discussing the outstanding initiatives and activities of the HCYU -NCYV in order to promote youth cooperation in the region, Mr. Nguyen Hai Minh said that besides the ASEAN Young Entrepreneurs Forum and the ASEAN Young Scientists Forum, there will be more ASEAN Volunteer Youth Forums to be hosted for the first time.

The Talkshow "Vietnam Youth with ASEAN 2020" was held concurrently in the form of online at the Headquarters of the HCYU Central Committee and livestreamed on the fanpage “Quốc tế Thanh niên”.