News Coverage of South Asia Sub-Regional Forum on Youth Volunteerism in Nepal

Global Peace Foundation
May 25, 2016

Over 260 youth, government officials, and international and domestic civil society representatives from 12 countries convened on April 23-24, 2016 in Lalitpur, an ancient city bordering Nepal’s capital of Kathmandu, to promote the role of youth and volunteerism in advancing development and peace.

The two-day South Asia Sub-Regional Forum on Youth Volunteerism to Promote Participation, Development and Peace advanced youth engagement in environmental service, peacebuilding and enhanced disaster risk assessment and response.  It also provided a platform for youths to share knowledge and best practices, enhance collaboration among various stakeholders, and identify model projects and follow-up implementation strategies for youth engagement furthering the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

The events garnered media coverage across the Americas in both Nepalese and English. Below are a few of examples of the coverage.

Media Date Title
UN ESCAP  2016.05.03 South Asia Subregional Forum on Youth Volunteerism to Promote Participation, Development and Peace, 23-24 April 2016, Lalitpur, Nepal
UN-Habitat  2016.05.03 UN-Habitat hosts youth discussions to mark the first anniversary of Nepal earthquake
Nagarik News  2016.04.23 अन्तर्राष्ट्रिय युवा सम्मेलन काठमाडौंमा
Nagarik News  2016.04.24 नागरिककर्मी दुलाल सम्मानित
Republica  2016.04.24 Nagarik journo Dulal bags Asia Pacific Award
MedianP  2016.04 काठमाडौंमा दोश्रो पटक अन्तर्राष्ट्रिय युवा सम्मेलन हुँदै
Newssewa  2016.04.17 सहभागिता,विकास र शान्तिकालागि नेपालमा अन्तर्राष्ट्रिय युवा सम्मेलन
Himalaya Mail  2016.04.16 स्वयंसेवा, शान्ति र विकासका लागि नेपालमा अन्तर्राष्ट्रिय युवा सम्मेलन हुँदै

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