International Youth Conference at Vodadora
10th and 11th August 2015
Youth delegates hailing from 13 countries including a majority from India took part in the two-day Second International Youth Conference organised on 10-11 August 2015 by Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Memorial, Vadodara, Gujarat. The Conference focused on several youth related issues as development of personality, the role of youth as a global citizen and leader, youth and peace, inculcating human values and scientific temper, service and spirituality, among others. Inaugurated by the Governor of Gujarat, Sri O P Kohli, the Conference was attended by about 700 youth delegates. Several senior monks from various centres of Ramakrishna Math and Mission, renowned writers, motivational speakers and persons of eminence addressed the gathering including Michel Potter, Internationally Acclaimed management expert of UK. As a part of the Conference, Message from the General Secretary of Ramakrishna Math and Mission, Belur Math was read out and a viedo conference with Dr Manubhai Vora a Management Expert from USA was held. The delegates were enthusiastic in their participation and expressed their happiness and gratitude for organizing the Youth Conference.
The whole programme of both the days was telecast livestream through the website of the Ashrama from which about 8,000 people of various countries benefited.