Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Participation in Exhibition of 115 meters long painting by children

Social Work for Development (SWD) had participated in the exhibition program of 115 meters long painting. The painting was made by Nepali children. The exhibition was held in the premisis of Classic College International (CCI), Gausala in 18 March 2012. More than 1000 sudents had observed the exhibition. The program was coordinated by Social Work Department, CCI and Child Nepal.

National Initiative for Peace and Child Rights (NIPCR) Nepal initiated the national campaign "Longest Painting in the World on Peace and Child Rights by Children" from the year 2010 and been continuously organizing painting events with children in different parts of Nepal. The objective of the campaign is to increase awareness among children, adults and all concerned stakeholders, ensure children as zones of peace and promote participation of children.

Orientation on Kingian Nonviolence Conflict Reconciliation Orientation and Core Training

A three-day 'Kingian Nonviolence Conflict Reconciliation Orientation and Core Training' was held in 12-14, 2012 in Pokhara, Nepal. The orientation was conducted by The Center for Nonviolence and Peace Studies, The University of Rhode Island USA in association with Collective Campaign for Peace (COCAP), Peace and Conflict Development Studies (PCDS) and Social Work for Development (SWD). The main trainer was Paul Bueno de Mesquita.

More than 50 participants from various Nepalese organizations and America had actively participated in the programs. Mr. Khrishna Pahadi, a human rights activist, had addressed the participants and make lights on the issues of Nepalese human rights situation. Mr. Prem Raj Upreti, General Secretary of SWD and Ms. Anuja Sapkota had played facilitative role on behalf of SWD during the program. Mr. Hem, coordinator of CDPS, Mr. Basu, the president of COCAP and Mr. Saurav Kiran Shrestha, the president of SWD had attainded and addressed the closing ceremony.