HCYU’s 12th National Congress to be held next week hinh anh 1Bui Quang Huy, First Secretary of the HCYU Central Committee, speaks at the press conference. (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – The 12th National Congress of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCYU) will take place in Hanoi from December 14-16, the HCYU Central Committee announced at a press briefing on December 5.

Themed "Aspirations - Solidarity - Mettle - Pioneering - Creativity", the congress is expected to saw the participation of 980 delegates representing 22 million HCYU members inside and outside the country, along with about 200 guests.

The two day-and-a-half congress will have five major sessions, focusing on youngsters’ desire to devote to the country, measures to strengthen the organisation of the Youth Union and Children’s Union and promote Vietnamese youth’s international integration.

Participants will also discuss a political report by the HCYU Central Committee in the 2017-2022, and elect members of the new HCYU Central Committee for the 2022-2027 tenure.

Prior to the opening of the congress, the delegates will pay tribute to President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleum and offer incense to martyrs at the Monument for Heroic Martyrs in Hanoi.

They will also visit a photo exhibition and a number of historical relic sites in the capital city.

Right after the congress, a Youth Day will be launched in the HCYU in all 63 provinces and cities across the country, and Laos, with various activities including a fund-raising race, activities to assist people in registering for ID codes, ID cards and passports, tree planting, and other voluntary activities./.