By UNESCO MGIEP
YESPeace Workshop in Islamabad

Islamabad, Pakistan | 29 July – 1 August, 2017

YESPeace Pakistan’s partner, HIVE, organised a three day youth Workshop in Islamabad from 29th July to 1st August. A total of thirty one students and young professional (thirteen girls and eighteen boys) from elevent different cities of Pakistan (Gujranwala, Okara, Karachi, Lahore, Faisalabad, Islamabad, Kasur, Swat, Quetta, Gilgit Baltistan and Peshawar) participated in this workshop. The workshop was done in collaboration with the Dil Say Pakistan Campaign.

The training included different sessions on capacity building, leadership skills, team building, peace messaging, counter-violent extremism, interfaith harmony, bashing stereotypes, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills. Some sessions on identity and values were tested from the UNESCO MGIEP pilot youth curriculum.

This workshop is part of a series of six workshops being organised by YESPeace Pakistan partners i.e. The Little Art, College of Youth Activism and Development (CYAAD) and Pakistan Youth Alliance (PYA) in various cities and towns of Pakistan. The partners would be collaborating with each other to provide a diversity of skills to young people all over Pakistan. Held between July and October, these workshops will culminate in a Youth Camp and Fest towards the end of the year.

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For more information, contact:

Shankar Musafir – m.shankar@unesco.org

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Partners:

HIVE 

Photo credits: HIVE, Pakistan

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