Dear colleagues,

Warm greetings from the World Assembly of Youth headquarters in Melaka, Malaysia!

We are pleased to inform you that the Yuvsatta (Youth for Peace), in collaboration with the World Assembly of Youth (WAY), will organise the 12th Global Youth Peace Festival (GYPF 2017), ‘Youth of the World Unite – You Have Everything to Gain!’ scheduled to take place from September 29 - October 2, 2017 in Chandigarh – SAS Nagar – Amritsar, India.

Over the past 11 years, the Global Youth Peace Festival has been pursuing the agenda of youth leadership and transformative change. It has also shown the way to build a global culture of volunteerism and service. As was the case always at GYPF, GYPF 2017 will provide a platform for young people to be actively involved in decision-making and implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) agenda.

The SDGs are formally adopted by Heads of State at the United Nations marking a historic moment that sets the world’s development agenda for the next 15 years. If countries are to succeed in achieving the SDGs, leaving no one behind along the way, public sector must seek out an active and substantive engagement of young women and men from diverse backgrounds in national-level planning, implementation, and monitoring. The overall success of the SDGs depends on youth engagement for these goals to be realized. It is critical that all stakeholders, in particular young people, are included in the process right from the start.

We would like to hereby circulate the attached tentative agenda for the 12th Global Youth Peace Fest (GYPF 2017). In general, the agenda of this inspiring event is given as follow.

Day 1 - September 29, 2017      : Inaugural, Youth Panel Discussions, Global Youth ICON Awards with a cultural evening at Chandigarh.

Day 2 - September 30, 2017      : Panel Discussions on GYPF 2017 sub-themes at ISB (Indian School of Business), Sector 70, SAS Nagar, Punjab

Day 3 - October 1, 2017            : Travel to holy city of Amritsar, Punjab. Day starting with a ‘Harmony Walk covering Church, Mosque, Temple and Sikh Gurdwara and ending with a Candle Light Vigil for World Peace at Indo-Pak Wagah Border, Amritsar

Day 4 - October 2, 2017            : Valedictory session at Peace-city Chandigarh.

Online registration for GYPF 2017 is now open at www.peacefestindia.in

For more information, please do not hesitate to contact the organizer via projectbridge@...

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Queridos colegas,

Saludos cordiales de la Asamblea Mundial de la Juventud!

Nos complace informarles que la Carta de la Tierra Internacional está ofreciendo un capacitación en línea de 10 semanas en ¨Liderazgo, Sostenibilidad, y Ética¨ para jóvenes de 18 – 30 años.

Fecha Limite de Aplicar –         10 de Marzo

Capacitación -                              03 de abril al 12 de junio (10 semanas)

Costo –                                 USD$80

Durante las 10 semanas del programa, los participantes ampliarán su conocimiento y experiencia en:

  • El Liderazgo
  • La Sostenibilidad
  • Pensamiento Sistémico
  • Eco-alfabetización
  • La Ética
  • Facilitación
  • La Carta de la Tierra

Los que completan la capacitación recibirán un certificado de la Carta de la Tierra Internacional y una invitación a participar en el Programa de Jóvenes Líderes de la Carta de la Tierra.

Para más información o para aplicar, favor visite: http://cartadelatierra.org/eventos/liderazgo-sostenibilidad-y-etica/

¿Preguntas? Escribe a youthcoordinator@....

Dear Colleagues,

Warm greetings from the World Assembly of Youth headquarters in Melaka, Malaysia!

We are pleased to inform you that the National Youth Services Council, Sri Lanka is calling for participation for the 'Yowun Pura - The City of Youth' International Youth Camp that shall be held from 28th March to 2nd April 2017.  This exciting event is expected to be attended by approximately 6000 Sri Lankan youth and 100 international delegates, hosted in the beautiful beach town of Trincomalee in the North Eastern Province, Sri Lanka.  This programme will also  include capacity building activities, such as: outwards bounds activities, sporting events, community service work, cultural shows and many more. Thus, the organiser would like to invite two to four participants, aged between 18-29 years old from your esteemed organisation to join this event.        

Online registration is now open at https://yowunpura2017.typeform.com/to/fuXcPT.

For more information, please do not hesitate to contact the organiser via  cityofyouth2017@....

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