Spread the spirit of volunteerism, the value of humanism to the community

Web.HCYU.17/8/2019. In the afternoon of 17th August, the Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCYU) held a seminar with the topic “20 years of the Summer Youth Volunteer Campaign – the journey of experience, dedication and maturity of Vietnamese youth”, chaired by Mr. Le Quoc Phong, Alternate Member of the CPV Central Committee, First Secretary of the HCYU, Chairman of the Viet Nam Youth Federation; co-chaired by Mr. Bui Quang Huy, Secretary of the HCYU, Chairman of the Viet Nam National Union of Students and Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Luong, Secretary of the HCYU, Chairman of the Central Young Pioneer Council.

More than 670,000 youth works carried out

Speaking at the opening ceremony of the seminar, Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Luong emphasized: “Looking back on the past 20 years, this is a journey of efforts and youthful devotion”. He also said that, from wide-ranging development activities, this had gradually become intensive with the formation of specialized teams; teams of developing intelligence, scientific and technical transfer with intellectual content, high gray matter with larger-scale, larger quantity, practical efficiency and sustainable works. In 20 years, over 670,000 youth works have been implemented with the value of nearly 4,000 billion VND. There were more than 85,000 outstanding members introduced to participate in the Party awareness training classes, over 31,000 soldiers admitted to the Party; more than 220,000 young people admitted to the Youth Union, more than 200,000 young people admitted to Associations... He claimed that "The effectiveness of the campaign has contributed to clearly affirming the pioneering and volunteering role of the youth in the country's renovation career; and to spreading the spirit of volunteerism, the value of humanism ​​to the community”.

Mr. Le Quoc Phong, Alternate Member of the CPV Central Committee, First Secretary of the HCYU, Chairman of the Viet Nam Youth Federation chaired the seminar
Mr. Le Quoc Phong, Alternate Member of the CPV Central Committee, First Secretary of the HCYU,
Chairman of the Viet Nam Youth Federation chaired the seminar

Give 1, receive 10

The year of “Youth Volunteer” marked the difference of the new millennium youth, they will work with a new spirit of volunteering and creativity. Mr. Vu Trong Kim, former First Secretary of the HCYU, Chairman of the Viet Nam Former Volunteer Youth Association mentioned voluntary movements of youth throughout the country, including programs and projects such as Young intellectuals volunteer, the Youth volunteers to open Truong Son road, the Youth volunteer to build Bach Long Vi Island, the Youth volunteer to build new rural areas, the Youth volunteer to build Youth Village for Career Development, the Studying volunteer movement for future career. Both the Central Committee of the HCYU and the provincial and city Youth Unions had corresponding activities, opening up the construction site for young people to cultivate, operating there.

Mr. Vu Trong Kim, former First Secretary of the HCYU, Chairman of the Viet Nam Former Volunteer Youth Association speaking at the seminar
Mr. Vu Trong Kim, former First Secretary of the HCYU, Chairman of the Viet Nam Former Volunteer Youth Association
speaking at the seminar

Referring to the topic “The development of forces, objects and spreads” since the birth of the summer volunteer programs and campaigns in Ho Chi Minh City, Mr. Pham Hong Son, Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Youth Union said that "Looking back on the past, the summer volunteer programs and campaigns in Ho Chi Minh City portrayed the imprints of youth with positive results and many profound meanings. Many voluntary products with professional investment in turn have contributed to solving specific and long-term problems in localities and units”.

The indispensable information channel in the hearts of young volunteers

Talking about the role of press agencies in the communication and orientation of summer volunteer campaign activities, Mr. Nguyen Quang Thong, the Editor-in-chief of the Youth Newspapers cited “When you go to Google and search key words 'Summer Volunteer Campaign', you will receive over 2.7 million results; searching for the keyword 'Green Summer Campaign' bringing more than 7 million pages and related stories”. He also informed ““In recent years, the campaign propaganda method has been actively innovated in the direction of enhancing the application of information technology, effectively exploiting the spread on social networks, catching keep up with the trend and demand of young people, attract the attention of the public ... On the channels of theYouth Newspaper, there are more than 5,322 news, articles and more than 8,000 images, video clips reflecting summer campaigns and activities”.

Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Luong, Secretary of the HCYU, Chairman of the Central Young Pioneer Council speaking at the seminar
Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Luong, Secretary of the HCYU, Chairman of the Central Young Pioneer Council speaking at the seminar

Volunteer spirit becomes the need of each young person

Speaking at the conclusion of the seminar, Mr. Le Quoc Phong said: "The seminar contributed to further clarifying the process of birth, development, scope, influence, value and results of 20 years of Summer Youth Volunteer Campaign; at the same time, assessing the limited aspects, thereby proposing solutions to organizing the Summer Volunteer Youth Campaign in the following years to achieve better results”. He believed that the success of the seminar was not only shown in the number of attendees, memoirs sent to the organization, opinions spoken at the seminar but also in the meaning and spread of the seminar.

Mr. Pham Hong Son, Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Youth Union speaking at the seminar
Mr. Pham Hong Son, Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Youth Union speaking at the seminar

"The organizers hope that the results obtained from the seminar today will contribute positively to the promotion and improvement of the quality and stature of the Summer Youth Volunteer Campaign in youth union’s members, Vietnamese children and all levels of the Youth Association – Union and more importantly, spreading to a wide range of people”.

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