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    The World Assembly of Youth has begun its ninth General Session Conference in Nairobi, Kenya.

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    The World Assembly of Youth has begun its ninth General Session Conference in Nairobi, Kenya.

    Delegates from all over the world are attending the conference which is aimed at defining the role of youth in modern society.

    The Kenyan Vice President, Mr. Danial Arap Moi, met the delegates to the conference and mixed freely with them. He discussed the aims of the organisation and its relevance to modern Kenyan society.

    The Assembly was founded in 1948 to focus attention on the needs of youth and its responsibilities, particularly in the field of promoting world peace and understanding.

    The Assembly's Secretary-General, Mr. Carlos Antonio Carrasco, of Bolivia, addressed the opening of the conference. He told the delegates that they must help and assist the involvement of youth in "a meaningful and practical participation" in the development of their respective countries.

    SYNOPSIS: The Kenyatta Conference Center in Nairobi is the scene for the Ninth General Session Conference of the World Assembly of Youth.

    Delegates from all over the world are attending the conference which is aimed at defining the role of youth in modern society. The Kenyan Vice-President, Mr. Danial Arap Moi, greeted the delegates, including the Assembly's Secretary-General, Mr. Carlos Antonio Carrasco.

    At the opening of the conference Mr. Carrasco told the delegates that they must involve themselves in a practical and meaningful way in the development of their countries.

    The World Assembly of Youth was founded in 1948. Its aim is to help focus attention on the needs and responsibilities of modern youth. Mr. Carrasco told the conference that youth had a vital role to play in the developing nations of the world. He said such a role was especially important in non-self-governing nations which were preparing for independence. The aim of the conference is to help define the role of youth in modern society.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAD2K9LO8LIX87TL995T05IHD3M
    Media URN:
    VLVAD2K9LO8LIX87TL995T05IHD3M
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/02/1976
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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