Political and ideological education and training on revolutionary ideals for union members and young people are among the most important tasks that contribute to building and strengthening an increasingly strong Youth Union organization. Accordingly, the Youth Union Branch of the Department has pushed for the effective implementation of Directive No. 42CT/TW of the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat on “Strengthening the Party’s leadership on the training on revolutionary ideals, ethics, and cultural lifestyle for the young generation in period 2015 – 2030” in association with the effective implementation of Politburo’s Directive No. 05/CT/TW on promoting learning and following President Ho Chi Minh’s ideas, ethics, and lifestyle. More specifically, the Youth Union Branch of the Department has organized a variety of meaningful activities on the occasion of major holidays of the country and the Capital City (e.g. the 90th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of Vietnam, the 50th anniversary of the implementation of President Ho Chi Minh’s Will, and the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the People’s Army of Vietnam) by collaborating with the Hoa Lo Prison Relic Site Management Board in holding a talk between historic witnesses and Youth Union members with outstanding achievements at the Site, cooperating with the Veterans’ Branch of the Department to organize a trip named “A pilgrimage following the footsteps of Uncle Ho” to Ha Tinh and Nghe An to offer incense to the heroic martyrs at Dong Loc Junction, giving gifts to Kim Lien Primary School in Nam Dan District, Nghe An Province, and many more activities.
Delegates taking photos at the talk held in December 2019
On the occasion of the 88th anniversary of the founding of Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union, the Youth Union Branch of the Department held a meeting with the Party Committee of Hanoi Department of Culture and Sports. At the meeting, a variety of opinions from Youth Union members and young people were listened to heartily and openly by the Secretary of the Party Committee of the Department. Also on this occasion, the Youth Union Branch of the Department cooperated with the Youth Union Branch of Division 371 of the Air Force in organizing a Youth Night calling on each Youth Union member and young person to plant, care for, and protect trees in response to the Prime Minister’s call for every Vietnamese citizen to plant a tree.
Mr. To Van Dong, Secretary of Party Committee and Director of Hanoi Department of Culture and Sports, taking a photo with Youth Union members and young people of the Department at the meeting held on the occasion of the 88th anniversary of the founding of Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (March 2019)
Youth Union members of Hanoi Department of Culture and Sports, together with Youth Union members of Division 371 of the Air Force planting trees in response to the Prime Minister’s call to plant trees.
The Youth Union branch cooperating with the Trade Union Branch and the Veteran’s Branch of the Department in visiting and giving gifts to policy-flavored families of employees of Hanoi Department of Culture and Sports on the occasion of War Invalids and Martyrs Day (July 27, 2019).
In addition to the educational activities, the Youth Union Branch of the Department actively participated in organizing a number of sports and cultural activities associated with professional duties such as a friendship tennis tournament among ambassadors working in Hanoi; a Vietnam – China friendship cultural and sports exchange program; sports, cultural, and art performing exchanges and activities among the Youth Union’s establishments, and, in doing so, created a useful and healthy playground that displays the spread of the Youth Union movement to each Youth Union member, contributing to building a working relationship among units of the Department.
In implementing Resolution No. 18-NQ/DUK on “Highlighting the responsibility of setting the example of key officials and heads of grassroots Party units within the Party Committee of the city’s agencies”, the Youth Union Branch of the Department has Youth Union units negotiate with the agency-level and unit-level socio-political organizations which develop monitoring plans in order to promote the supervisory role of the Youth Union Branch in cultivating and training ethical acts and lifestyles for heads of unit, key officials, and Party members. Youth Union has also enhanced the promotion of ethical education and training on lifestyle, behavior, attitude, and way of handling work; focused on propagating the two Codes of Conduct of the city; and listened to the wishes of Youth Union members for reporting to the leadership of Party committees for discussion and settlement.
The I Love Hanoi movement of the Youth Union Branch of the Department continued to attract a large number of Youth Union members with many activities such as removal of unauthorized advertising items, prevention of social evils, cleaning of residential and working places, etc. In order to create favorable conditions for Youth Union members to display their role as a leading force in contributing to reducing urban traffic congestion, the Youth Union Branch of the Department has mobilized its members to participate in movement “Going with buses on Green Fridays”, which brought about positive results.
To continue to obtain more achievements in celebration of the 89th anniversary of the founding of Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (March 26) and to prepare for the start of Youth Month 2020, the Youth Union Branch of the Department has been carrying out many practical and meaningful activities such as propaganda and implementation of the two Codes of Conduct to Youth Union members, calling for donations to build mobile bookcases in Me Linh and Ha Dong, etc.