(QNO) - The Voices of the Future (VOF) Forum, a part of the APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) Economic Leader’s Week 2017 closed in Hoi An city (Quang Nam province) on November 10. At the event, APEC Youth Announcement 2017 was ratified.
|VOF Forum is handed over to Papua New Guinea, host of APEC 2018.|
VOF 2017 was organized by the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union in coordination with the National Committee on APEC 2017 and VOF International Organization Committee.
|Vice Chairman of the Quang Nam People’s Committee gives a speech at the VOF closing ceremony.|
On the occasion of the VOF Forum, APEC young people had chances to explore, exchange and learn about the life, culture in many places in Quang Nam province such as Hoa Binh village (Phu Ninh district), Tam Thanh mural village (Tam Ky city) and Hoi An lantern shops.
|The forum is an opportunity to connect APEC youths toward common goals.|
|A convergence of APEC diversified cultures at the forum.|
Speaking at the event, Vice Chairman Thanh hoped the delegates to come back for further sightseeing, experiencing and learning about this locality. He believed that the VOF Forum 2017 brings a bright future to the world via APEC typical young people toward APEC 2017’s theme “Creating new dynamism, fostering a shared future”.
|APEC VOF delegates are offered certifications.|
APEC Youth Announcement 2017 has 4 key issues including youth’s contributions to the 2020 APEC vision and future; economy, society and inclusive finance; development of human resources in digital area; support policy super small, small and medium-sized enterprises and innovative and startup ones.
|APEC VOF excellent delegates are given certification.|
|Signing ceremony for 2017 APEC Youth Announcement.|
|Vice Chairman Thanh (right) and James Soh-Co-Chairman of the APEC Voices Leadership Council.|
|Mr Thanh and APEC representatives|