Youth leaders to undergo year-long leadership course

Kathmandu, January 22

Kathmandu-based Leadership Academy, in collaboration with US-based University of San Diego Kroc School and Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice, is providing a year-long leadership course for youth leaders of the country. The course is titled ‘Nepali Emerging Leaders Programme-2018’.

A total of 28 young leaders from 14 zones will be enrolled for the course. From each zone, there will be one male and one female member. The participants are between 25 to 40 years of age.

Speaking at then inauguration programme in the Capital today, former prime minister Lokendra Bahadur Chand said that the leadership programme would help produce responsible and visionary leaders.

“I congratulate the selected leaders and hope that you will work for the betterment of the country and will become responsible towards the people and nation in future,” said Chand.

He further said such leadership courses would help to bring people from diverse communities together.

Similarly, Nepal representative of UN Women Beni Kushuma said transformation of the country into a federal republic has given more opportunities to youths to lead the country.

“I urge youth leaders not to become greedy for power and to work for people’s betterment,” Kushuma said.

Similarly, Nepali Congress leader Chitralekha Yadav and CPN-Maoist Centre leader Kamala Rokka said that youth leaders should act sensibly and be more responsible towards people.

At the programme, the selected youth leaders expressed gratitude to the organisers and said that they werecommitted to work sincerely in order to achieve their goals.

The team will be joined by security specialist former IGP of Nepal Police Dhurba Bahadur Pradhan, legal specialist senior advocate Abadesh Kumar Singh and communications specialist Niranjan Adhikari.