Leadership Development : Learn,Grow,and ChangeUnder the theme “Moral, Innovative and Responsible Leadership is the Foundation for a Prosperous Nepal “Global Peace Youth Corps-Nepal (GPYC-Nepal) in collaboration with GPA-Nepal organized a three days Character Development Environmental and Peace Vision Educational Seminar in Banepa on January 12 to 14, 2012. The seminar focused on Leadership standard development and aims to lift a person’s vision to a higher sights,a higher standard and capacities. We believe that young people can able to learn, grow, and change.It was attended by 20 students from six academic institutions. Chief Guest Khem Bhadur Acharya, Police Inspector of Banepa District said that several youth are being involved in many heinous crimes nowadays because of lack of vision whereas youth empowered with right motivation can be an effective , ethical leaders in their community . The graduates of the seminar expressed their admiration toward presentations and activities
34 Students from 10 Colleges Graduated in Peace Vision Seminar in Far Western Region(Dhangadi)More than 30 young men and women participated a 3 Day seminar jointly organized by GPYC-Nepal, GPA-Nepal and VOC-Nepal in Far eastern part of Nepal on January 5,6,7,2012. The seminar was an opening door for youths in Dhangadi district to create initiatives for positive change among themselves and society, in general. According to Mr. Ram das Chaudary, a student and participant of the seminar, “Every youth should be more devoted and committed in our lifestyles.” Participants learned that true leaders are dedicated to live for sake of others and serve the society. They had a wonderful experience to clean a small area in Dhangadi without expecting nothing in return. The seminar aims to stimulate the character and attitude of young leaders by inspiring a vision of One Family Under God.
Aspiring Youth Participate the GPV Winter Camp 2012So far, conscious voices have been constantly raised to reach global peace. The aspiration of youth to seek positive changes in their lives facilitated on a Winter Camp Seminar held on 11th and 12th January, 2012 at New Baneshwor, Kathmandu. The event attended by 90 Global Peace Volunteer Committee and students from 13 different schools of Kathmandu was aimed at cultivating the youth’s sense of Accountability and Leadership. The 2 day seminar had brought these young groups of individuals into an intimate bonding not only as a team but as one family. Expressing his thoughts, Mr. Bishwo Jung Rayamajhi, a 9-Class student of Valley Public School, mentioned that many youths are becoming slaves to working abroad, yet, we never consider our own resources and regard those as a tool to be utilized. “As a youth, we have to think innovatively and dream
Youth Gains Insight Against the Use of Heavy Metals at Awareness ProgramGPYC-Nepal in line with its ongoing environmental awareness drive organized an awareness program against the use of heavy metals in collaboration with Center for Public Health and Environment Development (CPHED), Pokhara Sub-Metropolitan city and Lions Club of Pokhara . The aim of the program was to highlight the importance of energy conservation to young people of pokhara. At least 138 students gathered on Friday, 6th January 2012 at SOS Herman Gainer School and had a chance to interact with Mr. Ramcharita Sha, Director of CPHED. Mr. Sha has provided the students with an insight to the purpose and importance of electrical and chemical waste management and motivated them to curtail the usage and minimize the wastage of energy in our surroundings. Chairperson of the event, Mr. Mohan Mural Chanel, said that the program conveyed a lot of information and imparted energy conservation
Hundreds of Youth Join Awareness RallyAn awareness rally on the need to avoid the use of plastics was jointly organized by GPYC-Nepal, GPA-Nepal, Solid Waste Management, Ministry of Local Development, Government of Nepal, and Pokhara Sub-Metropolitan City to create awareness on the ban on plastics and to create awareness on the adverse effects of using plastics here on Saturday, December 24. Students raised slogans against the use of plastics and related matters during the march from Urban Development Training Centre to the city of Pokhara. All along the rally, students requested the public not to throw plastics in open places, addressing the public the need to act with social and moral responsibility. During the rally, volunteers distributed jute bags provided by Solid Waste Management, Ministry of Local Development, Government of Nepal to prevent many persons particularly housewives who are using plastic bags in shopping. Commenting on the occasion,
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