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Deputy Minister Kenneth Morolong delivers keynote address at BRICS Youth Summit, 20 Jul

18 July 2023

The Deputy Minister in the Presidency, Mr Kenneth Morolong to deliver a keynote address at the BRICS Youth Summit on 20 July 2023

The Deputy Minister in the Presidency, Mr Kenneth Morolong will deliver a keynote address on 20 July at the 9th BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India China, and South Africa) Youth Summit under the theme: “BRICS and Africa: Partnership for Mutually Accelerated Growth, Sustainable Development and Inclusive Multilateralism.” The event is hosted by the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) and government from 18-20 July 2023 in KwaZulu Natal, Durban.

The BRICS Youth Summit is a platform for dialogue for delegates from member states, striving for the promotion of peace, security, development in a multi-polar inter-dependent and increasingly complex, globalizing world.

The objectives of the summit is to bring together youth participants, affording them an opportunity to share ideas and work on a concrete Action Plan for co-operation in economic, humanitarian, mass media and science sphere.   

This year, South Africa as the Chair of BRICS will direct the summit to focus on discussions that aim to encourage young leaders amongst BRICS nations to actively participate in addressing the most significant global challenges, economic, social issues, and contribute to the developmental agenda.

Media is invited to the Deputy Minister’s address at the Youth Summit as follows:

Date: Thursday, 20 July 2023
Time: 09:00
Venue: KZN, Coastlands Umhlanga Hotel & Convention Centre

Live Streaming:

For enquiries:
Mr Mosimanegape Moleme
Office of the Deputy Minister in the Presidency
Cell: +27 81 048 8971/

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