All-China Youth Federation

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All-China Youth Federation
Formation 1949[1]
Type Federative body of Chinese youth organizations led by the Communist Party of China[1][2]
Purpose "national development and world peace", "represent and protect the legitimate rights and interests of young people and promote youth participation and development"[1]
Headquarters Beijing[1]
Region served
Yang Yue[1]
Main organ
National Committee
Affiliations 16 national member organizations, 36 provincial member organizations[1]

The All-China Youth Federation (ACYF) is an organization founded in 1949 that represents many youth groups in China, including the Communist Youth League of China.[1] Former Presidents and CPC General Secretaries Hu Jintao[3] and Jiang Zemin were both members.



According to its official website, the basic tasks of All-China Youth Federation are:

  • Hold aloft the banners of patriotism and socialism
  • Encourage young people to study Marxism–Leninism, Mao Zedong Thought and Deng Xiaoping Theory and to study the socialist market economy, modern science and technology and general knowledge
  • Extensively represent and safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of young people of all ethnic groups and all walks of life
  • Guide young people to actively participate in social activities and work hard to help them develop healthily and become well-trained
  • Actively develop ties of friendship with young people of Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao and overseas Chinese
  • Consolidate and develop the situation of social stability and unity in China, promote its socialist modernization drive, push the development of the socialist market economy, improve the socialist democracy and legal system and promote the reunification of the motherland and defend the peace and development of the whole world.[5]


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