U-Gen Continues to Educate FriendsOn Friday, 3rd May 2013, fifty students of Newton International College had attended a U-Gen seminar experience-based sharing program presented by five motivated youth who joined the recent U-Gen seminar. The program was organized as an idea created by them to inspire and educate their friends and other students who are studying at the same institution in order to share their learning points and a new vision to live as a unified generation. U-Gen seminar did not last merely on the last day , yet, their burning impulse have brought them the initiation to share a new vision to their friends. Ms. Susmita Pokhrel, a BSW 1st year student of NIC and a graduate of U-Gen seminar, shared the importance of leadership in current situation. “We must create team-building strategies to combine our gifted talents to
School Bags Distribution Program Supports Students in Nagarkot VDCGPYC – Nepal recently distributed school bags and other supplies such as pencils, copies, erasers, etc. to a total sixty Class 2 students of Shree Thautali Primary School, Nagarkot, Bhaktapur District. Nagarkot is located high on the hill (approximately 7500 ft. above sea level) because of its hilly geographical area, local community and schools has limited access to government assistance. It is worth to mention that majority of school children in Shree Thautali Primary School belong to low income workers and jobless families, for whom providing school necessities of school children is a big challenge. It is still a backward in scenario of economic development, livelihood enhancement and educational development. After distribution program students, teachers and community elders of Nagarkot expressed their appreciation to GPYC for promoting education in their areas. Mr. Udhav Lamichhane , Principal, Shree Thautali Primary School , stressed
Unified Generation of Young leaders Collaborates on New Vision and Fosters a lasting RelationshipThe challenge for Nepal peace process is to adequately address people’s long-awaited dream for peace and development in an all encompassing manner. People at the grassroots level, especially young Nepalese, are expecting reason-based knowledge about improvement in security and are concern about good leadership, enfranchisement of citizens, social justice, social cohesion, health and economic activities. The struggle for human rights in Nepal for liberty, entitlements and social opportunities still remains uncompleted. Youth are increasingly questioning about their human rights and the vision of a new Nepal. As Dr. Hyun Jin Moon, the International Chairman of Global Peace Festival Foundation, said, “The spirituality of our humanity is the well from which our shared aspirations, principles and values flow. However, this resource has not been tapped to establish a recognized global ethic. Without a shared ethic there can be no global common ground for
Empowering Youth through Cognitive and Experiential EducationWith the aim to empower young people to develop a sense of responsibility and morality, GPYC-Nepal and GPA-Nepal jointly organized TWO DAYS YOUTH EMPOWERMENT SEMINAR on the theme “Empowering Youth through constructive, creative, positive and innovative way.” The seminar was held at Krishna Bhog Party Palace, New Baneshwor, Kathmandu on April 1-2, 2013. Sixty SLC appeared students from 25 educational institutions participated in the seminar. Global Peace Youth Corps-Nepal (GPYC-Nepal) is keen to empower and promote responsible young leaders.The seminar ignites student enthusiasm and clearly reveals that our community is still in great hands. The participants were impressed that they are also capable to accomplish innovative tasks and ready to live for the sake of others. In addition to attending lectures, students participated in a small group discussion that bolstered their leadership and group effort skills. Some of them have been
Leadership Seminar Shapes New Generation of LeadersA 3-Day leadership seminar designed to strengthen the role that young people play as future community and world leader was held on October 10 -12, 2012 under the theme “Empowering youth through creative, constructive and positive way.” From students of class 11 to bachelor level, all participants who attended the seminar learned about the importance of being moral leaders. “Prior to registration, I was hesitated to join the seminar.But then, the lectures, activities and trainings that I have learned have made me feel good and thankful without any regret at all because it taught us the true definition of a leader, “Ms. Biniri Maharjan, a participant and student of Mega college shared during their reflection time. In addition to learning to become moral leaders, the seminar also focused on developing leaders for innovation and change. The seminar framework includes presentations, discussions and
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