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WORLD YOUTH CONFERENCE FOR KINDNESS

Related Topics: Sustainable Development, MGIEP

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  • President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the first-ever World Youth Conference for Kindness in New Delhi.
  • The conference was in commemoration of the 150th birth anniversary celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi.

 

About the Conference

  • It was organised by the UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP).
  • The theme of the conference was ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam: Gandhi for the Contemporary World: Celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’.
  • It is aimed at providing youth with creative, effective methods of engaging and realising the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • It sought inspiration from Gandhi’s championing of non-violence.

 

[Sources: The Hindu, MGIEP website]

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