Youth and Development in Cyprus

Report of the Commonwealth Youth Seminar, Cyprus, April 1972

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Opening Address by the Hon. Mr F. Petrides Minister of Education

Youth is sometimes optimistically referred to as the “golden hope for the future”. Whether this hope will prove true or not will depend on the kind of youth whose development the adult society is influencing by either doing the right thing for the young people or the wrong thing, or by failing to do the proper thing at the proper time. The main questions are : “What is the right or proper thing?” and “Which is the proper time to do it?”


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