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CYF-Ranminithenna Welcome Ceremony

With a squeal of the brakes, the buses stopped just inside H.E the President’s Tele-Cinema Park. The doors opened and the international and local delegates stepped down along with other dignitaries. After a short exchange with the Hon. Dallas Allahapperuma, the local volunteers moved in to greet them with blue lotus flowers and a friendly ‘Ayubowan’. The volunteers then proceeded... »

Agenda – 14th November 2013

Breakfast 07.00 – 08.00 – Awareness Walk for World Diabetes Day (Optional) 09.00 – 09.30 – Daily Briefing – Peacock Beach Hotel 09.30 – 11.00 – Sri Lankan Cultural Activities at Peacock Beach Hotel 11.00 – 11.20 – Transfers by bus to MRICC 11.30 – 12.30 – Installation Ceremony of Commonwealth Youth Council (CYC) Officiated by Common... »

Agenda – 10th November 2013

06.30 – 07.45        -        Breakfast 07.45 – 08.00        -        Transfers by Bus to MRICC for Opening Ceremony  in the Presence of HE The President of Sri Lanka                                      Dress Code: Formal /National Dress 8.30 – 09.45          -        CYF Briefing/Orientation Session – Youth Empowerment in the Commonwealth 09.45 – 10.00        -         Brief Refreshment Break 10... »

Agenda – 9th November 2013

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Agenda – 13th November 2013

7.00 – 8.30 Breakfast in Restaurant 8.00 -Transfer by bus to International Convention Centre from 8.30 Onwards 9.00 – 9.30 Daily Briefing – Auditorium 9.30 – 11.00 Policy Debates Motions on Youth in Post 2015 Development Agenda Motion on Professionalization of Youth Work Motion on Wellbeing and Economic Growth Motion on Education Room : Grand Ballroom 11.00 – 11.30 Re... »

Agenda  –   12th November 2013

Agenda – 12th November 2013

Concurrent Sessions 1) Gender Equality Moderator : Mr. Emmanuel Sanyi Global Youth Anti-Corruption Network Panelists: Ms. Patti O’ Neil - Co-ordinator, DAC Network on Gender Equality, OECD Ms. Maggie Kigozi - Director, Crown Beverages, Uganda Mr. Samuel Thomas - Plan UK Mr. Kishu Gomes - CEO/ MD, Chevron Lubricants, Sri Lanka Room: Sahajeevana (Co-existence) 2)Generating Quality Youth Employ... »

Agenda – 11th November 2013

Concurrent Thematic Sessions 1) Well-Being & Economic Growth   Moderator – Mr. Cari Konadu CYF Task Force Panelists: Dr. Palitha Kohana - Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to United Nation, New York Dr.Mehta Firdouse – Country Director, Sri Lanka, World Health Organization (WHO) Ms. Claire Deevy – Country Representative Sri Lanka , Microsoft Mr. Satish Selvanayathan ̵... »

Youth in the Post 2015 Development Agenda

The first thematic session for the Commonwealth Youth Forum included a discussion on Youth and the Post 2015 development agenda. The panel consisted of Mr. Ravi Karkara (UNHABITAT, UNMC and Advisor to the World Conference on Youth 2014), Mr. Lloyd Russell Moyle (Vice President of the European Youth Forum), Ms. Esther Eshiet (Youth representative for the High-level Panel on Post 2015) and Dr. Saman... »

Ranminithenna-Welcome Ceremony

With a squeal of the brakes, the buses stopped just inside H.E the President’s Tele-Cinema Park. The doors opened and the international and local delegates stepped down along with other dignitaries. After a short exchange with the Hon. Dallas Allahapperuma, the local volunteers moved in to greet them with blue lotus flowers and a friendly ‘Ayubowan’. The volunteers then proceeded... »