The 2023 BRICS Youth Summit Focuses on Global Empowerment and Collaboration

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The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) is proud to host the 9th BRICS Youth Summit and the Meeting of Ministers for Youth Affairs from July 18 to 20, 2023. Young leaders from Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa will gather in eThekwini, KwaZulu-Natal under the theme “BRICS and Africa: Partnership for Mutually Accelerated Growth, Sustainable Development and Inclusive Multilateralism” to promote peace, security, and development.

Establishing a Platform for Dialogue

The BRICS Youth Summit aims to provide a platform for dialogue among member states’ youth delegates to develop a concrete action plan for cooperation in various fields like economics, humanitarian efforts, mass media, and science. This year, South Africa leads the BRICS nations, focusing on discussions that encourage young leaders to address critical global challenges actively.

Encouraging Constructive Engagements

The summit aims to establish constructive engagements on youth empowerment issues and advancing youth development by emphasizing economic and social issues. Young leaders will work together to create a conducive environment for devising a path towards a brighter and better future.

Attending the Summit

The Youth Summit will be attended by Youth Ministers, Heads of Executive Authorities for Youth, Senior Government Officials, and youth representatives. The outcomes of the BRICS Youth Summit will be presented to the Ministers’ Meeting for decision-making and adoption of the presentations and resolutions made by delegates at the summit.

Media Coverage

The event will take place in eThekwini, KwaZulu-Natal, and members of the media are invited to attend, with their ID and Press Card required for accreditation. The deadline for RSVP is July 10, 2023.

A Platform for Global Youth Empowerment and Collaboration

The BRICS Youth Summit serves as a critical platform for young leaders to collaborate and address pressing global challenges. By fostering partnerships between BRICS nations and African countries, this event aims to create opportunities for mutually accelerated growth, sustainable development, and inclusive multilateralism.

Active Involvement of Youth

Today’s rapidly evolving world demands the active involvement of the younger generation in shaping the future. The 2023 Ninth BRICS Youth Summit offers unparalleled opportunities for young leaders from diverse backgrounds to connect, collaborate and contribute to a shared vision of prosperity.

NYDA’s Contributions to Youth Development

The National Youth Development Agency emphasizes the importance of youth engagement in decision-making processes and international cooperation. By providing a platform for young leaders to discuss and develop solutions to global challenges, the NYDA is actively contributing to the advancement of youth development and empowerment across the BRICS nations and beyond.

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