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Meeting with BISP

Further discussions were held on meetings with Oxfam Novib with the Benazir income Support Program on the topic of Youth Empowerment Through IT Skills.

Meeting of YPF with Oxfam Novib

The meeting discussed Youth empowerment through IT Skills. The concept is to develop such an organisation/group where youth will be trained to provide Life Skills Education (LSE) through IT. These young boys/girls/trans will be trained around skills such as app development, social media marketing, web designing and others (Courses not more than 6 months).  They will develop creative and interactive messages around LSE using their IT skills to further disseminate among youth.

"Young Parliamentarians Forum" in collaboration with UNDP organised a meeting with its members

The purpose was to share the preliminary findings of its National Human Development Report 2016 on Youth. Dr. Adil Najam, the lead author of the Report presented the key recommendations of the Report to the Respected Young members of the Parliament and asked for their feedback. The Report discusses the opportunities and challenges that the youth bulge in Pakistan provides.

Transformative leadership “reflections and visioning workshop for young parliamentarian forum” with IP3 at PC Bhurban

The objectives were :

-    Deepen understanding on essentials skills and traits for effective leadership.

-    Build a shared vision of young parliamentarian forum.

Meeting of “Young Parliamentarian Forum”

It was convened in Committee Room No 7, 4th floor, Parliament House, Islamabad. It discussed 

•    the progress on YPF report and Members profile. 

Event "BACHPAN BACHAO" on Early Child Marriage with Oxfam Novib at PIPS

Parliamentarians, policy makers, academia, civil society and the media participated and discussed in detailed on policy and legislations around child marriages in the country. Youth ambassadors also participated to represent youth of Pakistan.

Event "Orange the World" On violence against women and girls" with CHANAN Development Association at PIPS

The Young Parliamentarians Forum YPF and PIPS in cooperation with OXFAM and Chanan Development  Association, organised a day long seminar attended by more than 140 cross party Members of Parliament, civil society, academia and youth to discuss the rising issue of violence against women and its prevention.

Collaboration with BARGAD development organisation for the event “Green for White” in Lahore

The campaign was arranged by Young Parliamentarians Forum (YPF) and “Bargad and Umeed Jawan” in collaboration with Youth Affairs Department Punjab Government and the Punjab Youth Parliamentary Caucus (PYPC).  The campaign was meant to bring the religious majority together to stand up for minority title of the campaign referring to the colours in the Pakistani flag; green representing the majority (Muslims) and white the minority.

Collaboration with CHANAN development association for the “6th National Youth Peace Festival 2015”

The Young Parliamentarians Forum (YPF) and the Chanan Development Association organised the festival in collaboration with the Punjab Youth Parliamentarians Caucus, the United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF), Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhawa Youth Affairs Departments, Oxfam Novib, the Youth Peer Education Network, the Youth Parliament and Youth Advocacy Network and the Youth Parliament and Justuju – My Rights My Voice programme.  As many as 600 young delegates from 135 districts