Kavre District Youths complete 3-day Leadership Seminar“Moral,Innovative & Responsible Youth is the foundation for a Prosperous Nation” , is the theme of the 3-day Leadership seminar conducted to 62 youth participants from 12 Academic institutions on April 6 – 8 ,2012 at Banepa Municipality Hall,Banepa ,Kavre distict. Various experiential-based activities and outdoor game challenge were carried out which aim to create a “One Family Under God” relationship. The leadership seminar emphasizes specific building blocks critical to developing informed and effective responses to the current and future challenges faced by the youth. In his inspirational message during the closing program, Mr. In Don Kang, Regional Chairman of GPYC Southeast Asia Region mentioned clearly that the vision should be God-centered. ‘All youth‘s vision must be centered on God so that God will really help,’ Ms. Ronika Thapa, a student of S.O.S stressed that if all participants will only stick to the
Leadership Seminar brings Youth transformation in Mid-western NepalA total of 56 young individuals from different academic institutions in Surkhet district completed a three-day youth leadership seminar conducted on 27th, 28th, 29th March 2012. The seminar is in line with the implementation of peace and character development that enriches communities through transformation of youth to become responsible and productive members of society. In his presentation, Mr. Dhruba Prasad Lamichhane, President of GPYC-Nepal explained that 'today’s youth are the future leaders who have the vision to do something positive in their communities because young people are searching for new ideas and open to new challenges.' A series of lectures and sharing experiences designed to address the issues, challenges and aspirations of youth were conducted to meet set goals of the seminar. As part of the environmental class, the group had a 3-hour service activity at the campus’ premises. The participants responded enthusiastically in
Youth Awareness Campaign conducted in 3 Academic InstitutionsGlobal Peace Youth Corps-Nepal (GPYC-Nepal) conducted its second tour of Youth Awareness Educational Campaign on 28th and 29th March 2012 in Surkhet district. Overall, 290 students attended the program from three Academic Institutions; Birendranagar Multiple Campus, Birendranagar Education Campus and Surkhet Model College. “Conflicts and crimes threaten the human future, they must be abolished. This issue is every bit as important as GPYC’s goal to abolish violence. By learning more, everyone can be aware of living for the greater good,” explained Mr. Mahendra Lamichhane,Human Resource Director , GPYC-Nepal. Most of the students recognize GPYC and they gave a warm welcome to its members; Mr. Mahendra Lamichhane (Presenter), Ms.Sumitra Ghimire (coordinator), Mr.Chetan Bista,Mr.Motiram Acharya,Mr.Kamal Raj Oli and Mr. Binod Bista (volunteers) .
Interaction program held in response to World Water Day 2012Water is the key source to a safe and clean improvement for developing countries. To avoid the potentially catastrophic impacts on water supply that may result from increase population and climate change, an Interaction Program was held on Tuesday, 20th March 2012. Having concern of these challenges and in response to World Water Day 2012(March 22nd), some government staffs, leaders and representatives from different organizations, water specialists and local people, especially teachers participated in the program. According to Mr. Dhruba Prasad Lamichhane, President of Global Peace Youth Corps-Nepal (GPYC-Nepal), there is a crucial water shortage in Kathmandu that affects many of our lives. The water has become polluted because of severe wastes in the city. “Let us lessen those sources of pollutants through simple wastes management like vermicomposting, for instance,” he suggested. Likewise, Dr. Jaya Gurung, President of Himalayan Alliance for Climate Change
Nationwide Awareness Educational Campaign heighten Youth Perspective towards Peace buildingGlobal Peace Youth Corps-Nepal (GPYC-Nepal) has started its Nationwide Youth Awareness Campaign on March 17, 18, 19. Eight Schools in Chautahara and Kavrepalanchowk have been visited and presented character education to develop and implement approach that promotes and exemplify a culture of peace and eradication of violence. The attentive observance from the students shown their profound interest during class presentation. ‘Young people are capable to change the world through their energy and ingenuity,’ explained Mr .Dhruba Prasad Lamichhane, in his presentation at Shree Krishna Ratana Ganga Higher Secondary School, Sindhupalchock Chautara.”Better understanding stemming from change in oneself and one’s outlook is necessary,” Mr. Lamichhane added. Other schools visited were Saraswoti Sikhsa Griha Higher Secondary School Panchkhal kavre Palanchowk, Indrawoti Secondary school Jyamdi kavre Palanchowk, Siddahartha Vanasthali Secondary School kavrepalanchock, Pragati Prabhat Academy Banepa Kavrepalanchowk, Namobuddha H.S.S Sankhu panauti kavrepalanchock, Panauti English
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