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Lina Got ‘Global Peace Country Leader’ Award in GYPA 2019
Staff Repoter
Published : Sunday, 8 September, 2019 at 12:04 AM

Global Youth Peace Ambassador (GYPA) 2019 was successfully held in the Republic of Maldives (from 28 Aug to 1st September 2019). International Youth Committee’s Deputy Ambassador, Sharmin Nahar Lina attended this exclusive training programme.
 
She arrived in Maldives on 25th August. The training program was organised by Regional Alliance for Fostering Youth (RAFY) Maldives in collaboration with Ministry of Youth, Sports & Community Empowerment, Maldives National University, Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP; Australia, USA), One Young World (UK), Singapore Institute of Multidisciplinary Professions (SIMP), Ascendence Asia Singapore, International Youth Committee (IYC) & several national & international partners joined together to train young peace ambassadors globally complementing UN's SDG Goal 16.


This programme trained 200 young people (18 - 35 years), representing over 30 different countries across the globe to be advocates of the global peace keeping mission.

In the intensive training program, 9 members from Bangladesh attended with the leadership of Sharmin Nahar Lina. She was awarded the ‘Global Peace Country Leader’ 2019.

The aim of the Global Youth Peace Ambassadors programme (GYPA) is to train and support young people to conduct peace building activities that bridge socio-ethnic, religious and community divides and contribute to living together with dignity.

Sharmin Nahar Lina studied Bangla Literature from Jahangirnagar University and then started her career as a news presenter in NTV. She attended different international summits in countries including India, Singapore, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Thailand.

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