Monday, January 23, 2012

GYSD Youth Leaders Training Workshop for Sri Lankan Youth in Colombo: 21 Jan 2012

SUNFO appointed youth leaders below 25 years of age  who will be  prospective  Youth Community Service Ambassadors. The first batch of selected youth leaders participated in a training and awareness workshop organized by SUNFO. They have been given  basic awareness of  GYSD, GYSD History, UN+SUNFO+MDG  and way to involve actively for the preparation of GYSD projects in 2012. Dr.Deshapriya S. Wijetunge (Director General -SUNFO / Asia & Pacific GYSD Coordinator led the workshop, Participants were divided to 5 Groups  and opportunities were given to perform group presentations at the GYSD Asia Pacific Inaugural Ceremony. 

During the  last  six years SUNFO served as GYSD National Lead Agency for GYSD.Two key activists of previous GYSD projects in Sri Lanka,  namely Mr. J.R.Rasanjana Bandara (RANTARU in Anuradhapura District) & Master K.D.D.Sachintha (TRIPC-Meegoda in Colombo District) spoke about their experiences in organizing award winning GYSD projects at the workshop.

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