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IASAS Asia Regional Coordinators:
Qi Li (China) & Carlito B. Olaer (Philippines)

 

 

 

 

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PAASA Conducts 9th Interactive Youth Forum and Workshop in Boracay

The Philippine Association of Administrators of Student Affairs (PAASA), Inc. conducted the 9th Interactive Youth Forum and Workshop last September 20-22, 2017 at the La Carmela de Boracay Hotel, Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan. With the theme, “The Filipino Youth Leaders for Justice and Peace in the 21st Century”, the 3-day forum challenged the participants to become advocates and builders of justice and peace. The forum was attended by 289 students and advisers coming from 65 schools nationwide.

Above: The Officers of the PAASA Board with Speakers Mr. Alar (front row , 4th from left) and Ms. Villanueva (front row,  5th from left)

Ms. Meg Villanueva , Director of PeaceTech, Inc., was the keynote speaker. Mr. Michael Frank Alar, an independent consultant for Capacity Building for Conflict Transformation, Dialogue and Peace Process and Dr. Sherwin Agravio, Commanding Officer, Civil Military Operations of the 102nd Technical and Administrative Services battalion were the speakers of the Forum’s two plenary sessions.  The sessions with round-table discussions and small group sharing aimed to introduce the participants to the themes and concerns related to leadership, justice and peace building that are relevant to the needs of the country at present.

Above: PAASA President Dr. Carlito B. Olaer (center) with a group of IYF delegates

The Forum concluded with a declaration of commitment whereby the participants vowed to conduct dialogues and activities that promote justice and peace in their own campuses.

 

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