XIX World Festival of Youth and Students 2017

Vladimir Putin has officially opened the XIX World Festival of Youth and students held at the Olympic Village in Sochi, Russia from 14-22 October 2017.

Energy and talent of the youth have astonishing power. The younger generation is always bringing innovative ideas. You are prone to experiments, disputes, you never accept traditional ways of life. Be daring! Create your own future! Be bold enough to change this world, to make it better! You can do that!”

Vladimir Putin, President of Russia

More than 25,000 young people from over 185 countries participated in the festival.

Some of the primary goals of the Festival were strengthening of international relations among youth workers, promotion of Russian language and culture, gathering of youth around justice, preservation of common worship and history, and development of interethnic and intercultural communication.

During the Festival, a series of workshops on topics such as Culture and Globalization, Global Economics, Social Institutions Development, Politics and International Security, and Economy knowledge were realized.

International Consulting Group representatives participated in all the organized activities of the Festival aimed at strengthening international relations, creating a framework for stronger and more intensive international cooperation, as a precondition for participation and deliberate activism of our youth in all the international frameworks of importance to youth.

Important points:
  • Strengthening of international relations among youth activists
  • Promotion of Russian language and culture
  • Gathering of youth around justice
  • Preservation of common values and history
  • Development of interethnic and intercultural communication

Taras Stojković, MA

President of ICG

XIX World Festival of Youth and Students

Sochi, Russia

October, 14-22, 2017

Festival of Youth and Students

The World Festival of Youth and Students is an international event, organized by the World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY), a United Nations – recognized youth non-governmental organization, jointly with the International Union Students since 1947.

    ICG International
    Consulting Group

    The International Consulting Group is a voluntary, non-political, non-governmental and non-profit organisation established for an indefinite period to set and realise goals in the field of civil society development, international, cultural and economic cooperation and education.


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