The second BRICS Youth Summit has concluded on 3rd of July which was going on in Guwahati, Assam from 1st 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 the presence of Union Sports Minister Jitendra Singh. The three-day summit had witnessed 50-member foreign delegation including ministers and head of executive authorities on youth affairs from BRICS nations.
The BRICS Youth summit focused on enhancing people-to-people contacts of BRICS member states as well as focus on skill development and entrepreneurship, social inclusions, youth volunteerism and youth participation in governance. 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.
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1. The 2nd BRICS youth summit was held at which place?
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Courtesy: Business Standard