Dec 1, 2019
A meeting between Nyein Foundation’s Interfaith Youth Cooperative Actions for Peace (IYCAP) Project and Youth Affairs Committee (Kayin State) was held on November 30, 2019. The meeting began with remarks by Minister of Social Affairs as well as the chairperson of Youth Affair Committee in Kayin State. In his keynote address, he encouraged youths to carry out the constant and speedy implementation of their work plan, followed by Nan Htet Htet Soe Lin, secretary of Kayin State Youth Affairs Committee, who gave a brief account of the purpose of the meeting.
Following her speech, Daw Lumra, program manager of Nyein Foundation’s Nurturing Youth Peacebuilders (NYPP) Program gave an update on the Myanmar peace process and a brief account of Nyein Foundation, and addressed the questions of youths.
The afternoon session, attended by the 28 people ((20 males and 8 females) including focal persons of Nyein Foundation and youth affair committee members from 7 townships, centered on small group discussion on peace and life security, a chapter in the youth policy.
The meeting was concluded with a brief account of accomplished peacebuilding activities, discussion on the way forward and cooperation between Nyein Foundation and the youth affairs committee.