District Level Leadership Seminar Builds Bridges through Right VisionJune 16, 2012 ------ Global Peace Youth Corps-Nepal, in partnership with Government of Nepal, Panauti Municipality and Global Peace Association-Nepal held a two-day seminar on Moral and Innovative Leadership for educating youth as a significant contributor to the world. Around150 young individuals from 22 Academic Institutions attended the seminar held on June 15~16, 2012 at the Panauti Municipality Hall, Kavre District. This partnership between the government and private sector was forged with the objective of transforming youth into a moral and responsible citizens, as the theme implies , “ Moral , Innovative & Responsible Youth is the Foundation for a Prosperous Nepal,” the seminar creates a framework that serve as a guide and channel that leads the youth to the right vision. The class presentation started by an overwhelming guidance by GPYC-Nepal President Mr. Dhruba Prasad Lamichhane. He explained that right vision inspire
Volunteers Recognized for Service ActivitiesJune 13, 2012 --- At a volunteer recognition event held on June 13, 2012, Global Peace Youth Corps-Nepal (GPYC-Nepal) honored volunteers who have made outstanding contributions of service during the ‘World Environment Day.’ Addressing the wonderful contributions of the volunteers, Mr. Kiran Sapkota, Secretary General, GPYC-Nepal, welcomed everyone and remarked,” the passion to help in a wide range of ways to community outreach is what builds a true volunteerism.” The event was held to honored group of young volunteers who have done marvelous tasks in serving their community and protecting the environment. The first part of the program began with presentations and reports of various activities that have brought more inspiration and excitement during the program. According to Mr. Prayog Koirala, a volunteer and a student of AJW College,” We learned numerous valuable knowledge throughout the seminar which has great value to our
Conscientious Youths Join together in Celebration of World Environment DayAs celebrated elsewhere across the globe, the World Environment Day was observed in Kathmandu and Pokhara on Tuesday, 5th June 2012. In commemoration of the auspicious day, GPYC-Nepal, in association with the United Nations Volunteer (UNV), Solid Waste Management and Technical Support Center, Government of Nepal (SWMTSC), and Nepal Environment and Tourism Initiative Foundation (NETIF) organized an environmental seminar ahead of time on 3rd and 4th June, 2012. To mark the 40th year of World Environment Day, a tree planting ceremony was conducted during the Inauguration of the program held at New Baneshwor, Kathmandu. Widely known as Environmental Day, the event boosts knowledge about preserving our biodiversity. Addressing the function as chief guest, Mr. Christian Simmelkiaer, UNV Program Officer said that ‘These days we are all committed to achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015, and as you all know one
Students Credit Intrinsic Motivational Class on building Youth CharacterYouth Motivational Class was conducted for 3 consecutive days from May 22~ 24, 2012. The seminar aimed to guide the students to developed character behavior. The focus of the first class was to develop the leadership capabilities of the students through understanding one self. On the second day, students were enlightened as regards to their roles and responsibilities as a youth. Also, they have found means to help themselves gain insights on how to develop success habits that will help them sustain and excel in a competitive environment. GPYC-Nepal President Mr.Dhruba Prasad lamichhane remarked that ‘the failure or success of the nation lies in the hands of our youth. Youth activities and its contribution to our societies depend on the youth’s vision and motivation.’ While sharing the needs to bring the desired change in the state of mind to positivity,
Youth Voices Stand up Against Child MarriageAdolescence is the period when understanding can be shape through mild interventions and guide them to challenge the norms of the society so that they can be able to take a step forward towards a peaceful society free of violence and discrimination. On 18th May 2012, GPYC-Nepal organized Youth Awareness Campaign against child marriage. The campaign was held in Shree Sarbamangala Higher Secondary School. Almost 300 students of Class 8, Class 9, and Class 10 including the Principal attended the program. The core values were presented to optimize a more mature perception of an adolescent roles and responsibilities. Ms. Jamuna Dangal, a Class 10 student addressed to a group of students that early child marriage often results to problems that will impact the rest of a child’s life. “Mostly those who are getting married at an early age are those who never finish
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