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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

National Forum on youth policies in partnership of BARGAD in Islamabad

Participants shared their objectives with students, faculty members from different educational institutes and media persons. Government officials from Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh, Balochistan, AJK and FATA discussed their respective youth policies and the progress in this regard in each province. It was an engaging session for the students as they were encouraged to participate and give their suggestions on improving youth policies at Provincial Level.

International Youth Day conference on youth civic engagement at PIPS

The two day conference engaged over 270 parliamentarians, diplomats, academicians, representatives of federal and provincial governments and youth. National Assembly Speaker Honourable Sardar, Ayaz Sadiq, who inaugurated the conference, appreciated the youth for being progressive and talented. He encouraged their participation in civic activities for the social uplift of the nation.

Interaction with a group of children from the organisation "Seeds of Peace"

The audience of Curtain raiser was held with of children of Seeds of Peace, an organisation which is working on the promotion of peace among youth. The curtain raiser was followed by an informal session between YPF members and children of ‘’Seeds of Peace’’.

YPF meeting to discuss ways to conduct conference on "Youth Civic Engagement" on 12th August 2015

A pre event meeting was held at committee room no 07, National Assembly which was attended by members from all parties. General Secretary YPF, Shaza Fatima Khawaja  apprised the participant about the event.  Hon'ble Romina Khurshid Alam, Media Coordinator YPF, briefed the panelist about their potential role in the event.

Meeting with UNDP team at PIPS

 There were lengthy deliberations on the agenda, the speakers, panelists and participants. After detailed discussions from both the sides, a mutual agenda was achieved.

Meeting with UNDP team

The partnership between YPF and UNDP Pakistan materialised by signing a MoU.  The MoU underlined the mechanism for the release of fund. The MoU was signed by Late Mr Mahmood Saleem Mehmood , Executive Director PIPS, representing the YPF. The signing of the MoU  is a milestone for YPF for development and progress of youth in Pakistan.

Meeting with UNDP team at Serena Business Complex

A meeting between YPF and UNDP representative was  held  at Serena Business Complex. It was attended by Uzair Ahmed Khan, Shaza Fatima, and Romina K Alam from YPF while Marc Andre', Marvi Sarmad and Sonia Attaullah  represented the UNDP.  Ms. Shaza Fatima proposed that UNDP Pakistan should step forward to celebrate the achievements of youth.  Mark Andre praised the idea and agreed to be part of the initiative.