25th May 2018, Kathmandu
Jagriti Child and Youth Concern Nepal(JCYCN) in collaboration withInternational Peace Youth Group (IPYG), Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL), Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Studio, Dibyabhumi Multiple College (DMC), Youth Network for Peace and Development (YNPD), Nepal MaitriSamaj, We Can, RMR Foundation and other youth led organization organized “Peace Walk” to promote awareness onthe Declaration of Peace and Cessation of War (DPCW) article, UN Resolution 2250 and SDGs 16 and 17.
The event took place fromBhrikutimandap to Shanti Batika(Ratna Park). Different organizations actively participated in the event. Approximately more than 200 participants including Korean and Canadian people were involved in the peace walk. The walk started around 7:00 am after the introduction session where each participant introduced themselves and the organizations they were involved in.
Mr. TilottamPaudel, President of JCYCN and Mr. BirendraPoudel talked about theDPCW articles, objectives of peace walk, UN Resolution 2250 and SDGs goal 16 and 17.At the end of the session, Mr. Milan Rai delivered a very strong and inspiring poem on “Peace”. Mr. SantoshPoudel and Ms. Ruksana Ac also shared their understanding on peace.
The Peace Walk took place without disturbing the locals and the public transport. Police and other civil workers also joined the peace walk and made it a successful event. Mr. TilottamPaudel and Mr. Gautam Sharmasincerely thanked everyone for their presence and the program was officially concluded.