First Edition of Youth Conference in 2018
Youth for Human Rights Campaign Nepal (YHRC) has successfully conducted the “YHRC Nepal conference on “Role of Youth and Human Rights” first edition in Alfa Beta Complex Buddhanagar, Kathmandu on Sept. 7-8, 2018. Chief Guest, Minister of Home Affairs Honorable Ram Bahadur Thapa has inaugurated conference and he encouraged youths to work vigorously in the task of promoting human rights education among many of the communities where there are frequent human rights violation activities. He further stressed on the fact that the government alone cannot eliminate the HR violation activities so; the role of youths through such organization is always supportive for the government assisting in maintains peace and prosperity in the country.
One of the keynote speakers, our special guest was Hon, Sudip Pathak ; National Human Rights Commissioner too encouraged the participants by saying that such conference and programs are really important to educate youth about the concept of UDHR 30 articles and fundamental concept of human rights so, such programs must be conducted in all provinces.
In the conference, Keynote speakers included former chief of Armed Police force (APF) IGP Sailendra Kumar Shrestha, National Youth Council vice Chairman Madhav Dhungel , Professor Jiblal Sapkota and professor Shreedhar Gautam, Forefront social activist Ananda Aditya, Lions Club PDG Rudrahari Gyawali, Secretary of Nepal Government Madhu sudan Adhikari, Advocate Dev Mahat, Students Leader Ranjit Tamang and State Parliament member Laxmun Lamsalas well as foreign Delegate Anita Latigon program Director of British College, Abdullah Noman chairman of Youth for Human Rights Bangladesh and so on spoke on the value of human rights education, all encouraging the youths to work in the field of human rights promotion and protection whole- heartedly. Similarly fro among the motivated youths, more than a dozen of them spoke from the stage sharing their experiences related to human rights issue and expressing their communities of making the human rights campaigning a part of their life/carrier.
That conference motivated the youth participant by sharing their experience of human rights promotion activities through the youth for human rights campaign Nepal so far and encouraged to them to be ready to join them and work hand in hand ahead.