GPV Extended to Western Part of NepalPokhara - GPYC-Nepal Pokhara Chapter organized a One Day Character Education Seminar and Global Peace Volunteer (GPV) committee formation Program at Nobel International Academy on November 17, 2011.During the program, Mr. Anil Panday, Project leader of GPYC Kaski District presented a class about GPYC and GPV. Students were inspired by the vision of “One Family Under God”. Ms. Shrijana Shrees, appointed as President of the committee, expressed her feelings that if everyone could break the barrier of race, religion, nationality, and cast then peace can grow worldwide. Mr. Lal Bahadur Thapa, Founder Principal of the Academy, stressed the importance of respect in order to raise this world as one home. For more photo please click here
One Day Sustainable Waste Management ProgramSecuring the slogan “Dirt Itself Is Not Dirt Unless Misused or Misplaced It”, a waste management program was held at GPYC-Nepal office on Wednesday, November 16, 2011. Government of Nepal Ministry of local Development, Global Peace Association (GPA), and Global Peace Youth Corps-Nepal (GPYC-Nepal) jointly organized the program. The program highlighted the project of GPYC-Nepal “I Can Help” through various presentations such as Vermi-composting by Prof.Dr.Ananda Shova Tamrakar, Efforts of SWMTSC Nepal Government to Manage to Manage Sustainable Solid Waste by Dr. Er. Sumitra Amatya ,Environmnetal Class by Dr. Kishor K. Rajbhandari , GPYC-Nepal Introduction and Activities by Mr. Dhruba Prasad Lamichhane , Three Human Responsibilities by Mr. Kiran Chandra Sapkota , Global Peace Volunteer and its impact in Nepal by Mr. Deepak Dewaly . The program sought to promote the “I Can Help” project and to give awareness on sustainable waste management
New Committee of GPV at National Children's AcademyA committee of young students from National Children’s Academy was formed on Friday, 11th November, 2011. Eight members under the leadership of Ms.Srijana Limbu gladly believed to the importance of their role as they look forward to accomplish something productively. During that day, the committee, including their classmates learned something new aside from their routine class lectures. The GPV newly formed committee is excited to meet their goal soon.
Leadership,Character Development,Environmental and Peace Vision Educational Seminar held at KavreA 3-Day Leadership, Character Development, Environmental and Peace Vision Educational Seminar was held on 10th to 12th November 2011. With the theme of “Moral, Innovative and Responsible Leadership are the Foundation for a Prosperous Nepal”, the seminar was attended by more than thirty participants. The workshop was an enlightening and inspiring moment for all the youths who took part in the 3-Day seminar consisting of various forms of presentations. They also had an experienced to practically apply the lecture topics in the class. Apparently, each group had to approach people in order to raise funds for a Library project. As a result, the whole group had collected a total amount of Two thousand seven hundred rupees (Rs 2,700) and 1,700 pieces of books .The seminar was jointly organized by the Government of Nepal Ministry of Local Development, GPA-Nepal,
Meeting with The Minister of EducationGPA and GPYC-Nepal leaders met with the Government of Nepal Honorable Minister of Education Mr. Dina Nath Sharma. The leaders congratulate the Hon’ble Minister for being appointed as the new Minister of Education. During the meeting, they discussed inclusive education and issues affecting students with special needs. They talked about the project of “Power of One Rupees” which was initiated by GPA-Nepal to help in eradicating illiteracy by supporting less-financially stable students. The meeting was held at the Minister’s office in Kaiser Mahal, Kathmandu on 9th November, 2011.The Minister showed interest for the development and success of the project.
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