To celebrate the ‘International Youth Day’ on 12th August 2020, BRICS CCI under its BRICS CCI Young Leaders Program inaugurated its website and hosted an inaugural session for its members. The event was attended by large number of youth from BRICS and other friendly nations.

Ms. Sonal Goel, IAS, special guest for the session shared her views on the importance of youth for a sustainable future. She said “If you want to bring positive change in society, empower the Youth.”

The event witnessed an interactive webinar with Representatives from BRICS nations who are part of the Steering Committee for BRICS Chapters. Brazil, Mr. Lucas Mendez, CEO at Brazil Global; Ms. Polina Kochetova, Researcher from Moscow State University of International Relations; India, Mr. Avi Mittal, Founder, Golden Ace Ventures; China, Mr. Johnson Chow Chun Shing, HKU graduate, now working as an Executive Officer in Shatin Pui Ying College (alma mater); South Africa, Mr. Raymond Shillboy Matlala, Founder and CEO of Inter African Research Consultancy and Raymond’s Traders and Founder, South African BRICS Youth Association. Theme for the same was ‘FUTURE and Potential of Youth in BRICS nations and beyond’.