South Asia Subregional Consultation on Youth Volunteerism to Promote Participation, Development and Peace
ESCAP, in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth and Sports, Nepal and the Global Peace Foundation (GPF) is organizing the “South Asia Subregional Consultation on Youth Volunteerism to Promote Participation, Development and Peace” to be held on 23 and 24 March 2015, in Kathmandu. Participants will include representatives from Ministries of Youth and of Social Welfare, youth volunteer organizations, civil society organizations, the private sector and development partners. The Consultation will focus on strengthening the contribution of both youth engagement and volunteerism by addressing cluster issues on development and peace in order to scale up successful collaboration with multilateral partners. Particular attention will be given to improved coordination among sectors, building consensus and partnership, and mobilizing resources. The event is part of the work of the Asia-Pacific Peace and Development Service Alliance.