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First World Youth Conference on Kindness

Current context: President Ram Nath Kovind has inaugurated the 1st World Youth Conference on Kindness on 23rd August 2019 in New Delhi.
First World Youth Conference on Kindness 
  • The 1st WYCK was organised by the Ministry of Human Resource Development and UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development.
  • It aims to motivate the global youth for imparting critical competencies (i.e. mindfulness, empathy, compassion, and critical inquiry) and make them able to transform themselves and build long-lasting peace in their communities.
  • Youth leaders representing over 27 countries across the world participated in this Conference.
  • The conference focused on the need to educate young people to transcend boundaries of class and race, find solutions to entrenched structural injustices and inequities and to follow Gandhiji’s steps.

Question: 

Q.1 The 1st World Youth Conference on Kindness was/will be held in which year?
a. 2017
b. 2018
c. 2019
d. 2020
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