YI Winter Training- 2016(Day 5)

1.On 19th January 2016, the fifth day of YIDDD was also a new morning for the family to learn new things. The day was made remarkable by going to a beautiful, cold and inspiring place we all know as “Buddha point”. The day began with a session by Mr. Leki Wangdi of GNHC. He talked […]

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YI Winter Training- 2016(Day 4)

The fourth day of YI was very exciting compared to the other three days. Unlike the days before today we took a trip to two of the most appreciated initiatives, i.e Greener way and VAST. The day began by discussing some of the issues related to the youth and wrote a letter to the prime […]

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YI Winter Training- 2016(Day 2)

Day  2 The second day started by welcoming his excellence The President of RTC, Thakur Singh Powdel to the YI program. The informative session encompassed the concerns of Youth and how to review an education policy. After a short tea break, we had a presentation on Social Media by Phuntsho Choden Gyeltshen. Then Tim Haung, […]

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YI Winter Training- 2016(Day 1)

The first session of the day kicked off with Vipasna meditation which was led by Ziwang Gurung, 2014 Youth Representative. It focused on dealing with our thoughts and emotions, and the virtual world we witness with our eyes are our very thoughts. After that, a short activity was organized where we introduced the friend who […]

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Youth Initiative Application Form – 2016

Youth Initiative (YI) application form 2016 Here’s a checklist before applying to the YI:   Visit the YI website at www.yiddd.org and read through the contents. This includes the about section of the YI and a highlight of events and reports by YI members of 2014. Like and follow the YI Facebook page. (Search for […]

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YI Social Media Policy

The Social Media Policy legislates people’s actions and habits on the internet. While this may sound regressive – taking away people’s internet rights – it is not as serious as it sounds. The Social Media Policy merely acts as a guideline for authorities if judicial intervention should ever be needed for any reason. This includes […]

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Stray Dog Policy

On 9 July 2015, 5 members of the national Parliament visited the YI summer training session to talk about government and youth involvement in democracy. The session was led by Phuntsho Namgyel, BCMD’s program officer for Youth Initiative (and the man behind most of YI’s administration). This, close to 4 hour long session was aimed […]

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YI Summer training 2015 Day 4

Day 4 9th July, 2015 Tshering Pelmo Our day started as usual with the meditation circle. Kencho Dorjee facilitated the meditation circle on sadness. We the youth reps shared our opinions on sadness. After the meditation circle we discussed about our local actions. At 2 pm the members of YI (Youth Initiative) and YAC (Youth […]

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YI Motto

Ever wonder what YI’s motto “Apathy is boring” meant? To understand, lets separately define Apathy and Boredom. Apathy is a permanent state of indifference. A state in which, inertia of “letting things be” has taken over any natural instinct to fight injustice and inequality. Boredom is a state of temporary recluse, from which one can […]

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YI Summer training 2015 Day 2

By Jigme Zangmo It was the morning of the second day of YI’s summer training. The training was to start at 9 but most members turned up late. I felt, as a youth rep, that punctuality was a virtue we needed. The second day of training was full of fun and learning. We learned how […]

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