IYPF2014 - Accelerating the Millennium Development Goals & Post-2015 Development Agenda

8th International Youth Peace Fest (IYPF 2013)

International Peace Jingle (IYPF 2013)

10,000 March for World Peace (IYPF 2013)

6th International Youth Peace Fest (IYPF 2011)

5th International Youth Peace Fest (IYPF 2010)

7th International Youth Peace Fest (IYPF 2012)

The Plans

Young people from over 50 countries and different states of India are expected to participate. IYPF 2014 will provide them a platform for increased cross-fertilization of ideas. So that they become true global citizens in thinking and action and Volunteer to co-create a future equal to their vast potential.

The IYPF 2014 will also provide young people to be directly involved with passionate people from all across the globe. Recognizing that youth participation is fundamental for accelerating the Millennium Development Goals and Post-2015 Development Agenda; youth engagement throughout the IYPF 2014 will be enhanced to ensure that their views and contributions are acknowledged and strengthened.

The IYPF 2014 aims to provide a platform for the young people to discuss, understand, share, find solutions and develop strategies on issues pertaining to ‘One world-One family, Green Citizenship Empowering the Girls & Women, Unity for SAARC and looking beyond man-made barriers of race, religion and nationalities for common good of all’. It will bring and allow the young people from all over the world to exchange views, share experiences on other issues like gender equality, environment, peace, education, women, and reflect together.

The organizers assume that the continuity of organizing IYPF will prove infectious and it is definite to spurt similar sprouting elsewhere in India & Globally too.

Methodology

IYPF is an amalgam of a week of inspirational peace-talks, creative workshops, cooperative-games, action based activities, volunteer action, building cross-cultural relationships, cultural festivities and neigbourhood walks.

Beyond friendships, IYPF is also breeding grounds for inspiring new ideas. Brainstorming new ideas was not limited to discussion forums. Young people also channel their creativity into posters, pot painting, comics and collages to fully emphasize the issues. As these artistic outlet makes a bold statement.

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