Vietnamese students learn Korea-style soft skills

VOV.VN - More than 1,000 Hanoi college and university students gathered at a meeting on March 30-31 to listen to specialists from the Republic of Korea (ROK) addressing current youth problems like gambling, drug and alcohol abuse and how to solve them, and to develop future leaders.

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The event is part of activities to mark the 25th anniversary of the two countries’ diplomatic ties within the framework of the ROK’s International Youth Fellowship (IYF) World Camp 2017.

At the opening ceremony, Nguyen Phu Binh, former Deputy Foreign Minister and the first Vietnamese Ambassador to the ROK, expressed his delight at the sound development of bilateral friendship and cooperation ties over the past 25 years.

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Mr Nguyen Phu Binh
He said young people face a number of problems in their life. Many of them lost their sense of living purposes and fell into wrong directions. He hoped that the IYF will help them lead a healthy life and contribute to the building of the community, the nation and a better world.

The founder of IYF, Mr. Park Ock Soo said IYF WORLD CAMP offers Vietnamese youth an opportunity to share ideas with foreign students and listen to valuable experience from domestic and foreign specialists on tackling personal problems.

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The founder of IYF, Mr. Park Ock Soo (R)
Mr Soon revealed that the IYF has signed an agreement with the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) to implement a US$150,000 project in Hanoi, Danang, and Ho Chi Minh cities in three years.

The project supports Vietnamese youth in increasing their life skills and competence, as well as creating a healthy environment for them to prove their ability and practice the acquired skills.

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