President of India inaugurates first ever World Youth Conference for Kindness
The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the first World Youth Conference on Kindness organised by the UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development.
The Minister of Human Resource Development, Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' along with President Ram Nath Kovind addressed the event celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi' on the theme 'Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam: Gandhi for the Contemporary World at the Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi on Friday, August 23, 2019.
This conference was organized with the aim to impart critical competencies (i.e. empathy, compassion, mindfulness, and critical inquiry) in global youth to inspire, empower and enable them to transform themselves and build long-lasting peace in their communities.