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"Peace Within, Peace With Each Other, Peace With Nature"
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Young Voices for Change sound
out at the United Nations

Bangkok, Thailand - September 13, 2005

Youth Leaders at the World Economic Forum
Dead Sea, Jordan - May 20-22, 2005

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Pichit, Thailand - May 25, 2005

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World Youth Peace Vigil
October 28, 2004

WYPS Japan
Tokyo, Japan -
August 5, 2004

WYPS Taipei
Taipei, Taiwan R.O.C. - July 7, 2004

European Regional Summit
Sarajevo, B&H - May 7-10, 2004

Asia-Pacific Regional Summit
Bangkok, Thailand - February 24-29, 2004

WYPS India
Bangalore, India - December 7-9, 2003

Kyoto Planning Session
Kyoto, Japan - April 8-11, 2003

World Youth Quest for Peace

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Dr. B.K. Modi
Founding Chairman, Modi Foundation

Master Sheng Yen

Founder, Dharma Drum Mountain


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: World Youth Peace Summit - India (December 7-9 2003)

Hosted by International Association for Human Values




 Venue: Vishalaksh Mantap, BANGALORE


 Over 1,600 youth leaders from around the country gathered for the World Youth Peace Summit to get inspiration from experts and lay down an action plan for the kind of resolutions they see for themselves.

Former Co-chairperson of WYPS Shinichiro Okuyama, Minister of State for Finance Shreepad Naik, Founder of Art of Living Foundation Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Court Judge Justice B.N. Srikrishna and Director of International Association for Human Values Govind Rao at the Inauguration of the World Youth Peace Summit, India 2003

 Founder of Art of Living Foundation Sri Sri Ravi Shankar under whose guidance the summit was held, said that the youth of today faced many obstacles and challenges but stated that they should build their strengths through their weaknesses.

Director, International Association for Human Values Rhea Pillai Dutt

IAS Officer, KJ Alphans who spoke on Corporate Social Responsibility, expressed that corporate sectors have a social responsibility that extends beyond their own success.


Largest industry in the world is agriculture. Dr. Devi Shetty said that India is set to be the largest healthcare provider in the world by 2006. Collective efforts like health insurance and technology initiatives like telemedicine will break the barrier of affordability in the country.

The session focused on creating a positive environment for promoting the rights of young people to participate in health care and to create awareness among youth to tackle and prevent different types of illnesses

Youth Leaders Tabu (Actress) and Sabyasachi Mukherjee (Fashion Designer) urged the young people to take up leisure activities that will not be harmful to their bodies and society. Youth of today should be significant contributors to community life.


Actor Rahul Bose shared his views on during the panel discussion on Gender Biases


Founder, Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Ecology, Dr. Vandana Shiva said there should be youth employment through sustainable development.

In the last session KPS Gill, Former Director General of Police said that the youth today lacked direction and were having a sense of insecurity. The government should take active role to identify the root causes of violence and encourage the youth in playing a decisive role by responding peacefully to the forces of violence. Mr. KPS Gill pointed that administrators can ensure prevention of violence and that peace is the work of people.

WYPS Staff Members outside Vishalaksh Mantap where the conference was held

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