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 continuity of organizing IYPF will prove infectious and it is definite to spurt similar sprouting elsewhere in India & Globally too.
IYPF is organized in sacred memory of Late Didi Nirmala Deshpande, a former Member Parliament, Rajya Sabha, India and senior Gandhian Peace Activist, whose relentless struggles for peace among people of this region was witnessed by a whole generation in Asia, particularly in Pakistan and India. Her commitment to all sections of the society for national integration and communal harmony remained paramount throughout her life. In reality she was a crusader and a great peace icon who believed in building stronger and durable relations among Asian countries.
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.Read all about IYPF