Eight Students Competes on Speech CompetitionYouths are seen to be effective agents for developing environmental awareness among adults. “Youths can stimulate significant change toward environmental awareness, they can play an important role to practice effective waste management,” said Mr. Ram Prasad Baral, Campus Chief of Sahid Ramnath Memorial College in his Opening remarks in Speech Competition Program held on Friday. At least 8 competitors presented their astonishing speech on “Awareness on Environmental Sanitation for Sustainable Livelihood”, a speech competition organized by GPYC-Nepal in cooperation with Sahid Ramnath Memorial College,Banasthali on December 2,2011. Mr. Biblov Sunar, winner of the competition, stressed that,”If all human beings know how to properly utilize food, water, and air then we surely could gain good health.” Habit is very important factor and therefore everyone is urged to maintain good healthy habit, personally and within our community,” added Mr. Sunar.
Nepalese Delegates Participated in 2011 Global Peace Convention Seoul, KoreaPutting aside the mutual differences of East Asian Regions, Global Peace Convention sends a clear signal to promote and safeguard regional peace and stability. The Global Peace Convention convened a special historical event as peace-builders from around the world gathered on the theme “Peace building in East Asia and the Reunification of Korean Peninsula “in Seoul, Korea on November 28-30, 2011. In his welcoming remarks, Dr. Hyun Jin Moon, Chairman of the Global Peace Festival Foundation, urged the delegates to be “true owners of the vision of One Family under God’ and to “truly embody the spirit of brotherhood of all humanity”. Presenting a comprehensive outline on the vision of GPFF, Dr. Moon summarized that “the work of Global Peace Festival Foundation has expanded in leaps and bounds far beyond the imagination of anyone that participated in our
School Cleaning Campaign at Jeevan Tara AcademyWith the main objective of creating Environmental Awareness, GPYC – Nepal held school cleaning campaign in Jeevan Tara Academy on 25th November 2011. The cleaning was started from the school campus and then extended their cleaning activity at the nearby areas of the school. School area and surroundings were cleaned by the students of Jeevan Tara Academy and representatives of GPYC. Before they started cleaning, a brief introduction on Environmental Awareness was presented to the teachers and students. They were encouraged to practice healthy habits at school and home. Students were taught to separate the paper and plastic wastes and dispose them properly into two different disposal bins. For more photos please clcick here
Character Education Program organized in Kathmandu and PokharaGPYC-Nepal Kathmandu and Pokhara Branch simultaneously organized a program on Character Development in two consecutive days from 23rd and 24th November. Hundreds of students learned an additional knowledge aside from their academic class. Although different cultivating methods of students’ character set forth on various cultural and ethnical backgrounds, the character education class made it valuable. Students from two schools in Pokhara; Santi Nikuna Higher Secondary School and Himalayan Boarding School, and students from two schools in Kathmandu; Shree Panchakanya Ma. Vi.,and Bijeshwori Higher Secondary School discovered the importance and value of an individual’s contribution to build and execute ethical behavior to build a better community regardless of race, culture, or religion. Some thirty six students voluntarily joined the GPV Committee. For more photos (GPYC-Kathmandu) please click here Please click here for additional (GPYC-Pokhara) photos.
Presentation Competition held at Gyanodaya Higher Secondary SchoolAn ambience of knowledge and sustainability dawned at the campus of Gyanodaya Higher Secondary School at Sanepa Lalitpur on November 23, 2011. Thirteen participants took part in the district –level presentation competition on the topic “The Role of Nepalese Youth to Uplift the Nation from Third World to First World”. College coordinator Mr. Hari Chetri stressed the importance of different types of programs for the empowerment of the youth in our society .Mr. Chetri appreciated GPYC in organizing the presentation competition. Mr. Shashank Bista was announced as the winner of the competition. In his presentation, Mr. Bista strongly spoke on the importance of understanding the responsibilities that youth has in our society. “We need to be brave and to believe in ourselves and work together as a responsible young leader to ensure that Nepal has a better future”, said Mr. Bista. For
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