JAAGO Foundation’s youth development wing “Volunteer for Bangladesh” is conducting a 4 day long residential campaign – National Youth Assembly 2018 (NYA). The second edition of the assembly kicked off on February 7, in the city of world’s largest sea beach Cox’s-Bazar. The event is hosting 140 elected youth leaders, 20 group leaders from 8 Divisional Districts of Bangladesh alongside a group of youth icons, entrepreneurs and social influencers.
The aim of the country’s biggest youth program is to foster self-development, capacity building, self-reliance, develop leadership skills among the youth community of the country. National Youth Assembly is the biggest youth event of the country which is enlightened by the presence of recognized personalities of country. Like the last year’s NYA 17, this year the program will also motivate the youths by the presence of recognized personalities as well.
On the first day of the assembly, Korvi Rakshand, Founder of JAAGO Founation said, “This assembly is a mega ‘get together’ of the spirited and enthusiastic youngsters. Our youths need accurate guidelines in early stage of their career to initiate a bright future. We had a very promising response last year and hope to get a bigger one this time.”
Some of the biggest names of speakers and scholars of NYA 2018 are: Nasrul Hamid, State Minister for Power, Energy & Mineral Resource; Khairul Islam, Country Representative for WaterAid Bangladesh; Dr. Rezwan-ul- Alam , Director-Outreach & Communication ,Transparency International-Bangladesh; Farzana Chowdhury, Executive Director, Green Delta Insurance; Rubaba Dowla, Founder and Managing Director, Pulse Healthcare Service; Shamima Akhter, Director, Public Affairs and Communication, Coca-Cola Bangladesh Limited; Ejaj Ahmed, Founder & President of BYLC; Ayman Sadiq, Founder at 10 Minute School; Dr. Abdun Noor Tushar, COO at Nagorik TV; Elita Karim, Journalist, Singer, Actress; Riyad Husain, CEO & MD, Magnito Digital; Arif R Hossain, Founder at Aamrai Bangladesh and many more.
There will be inclusive and interactive workshops, trainings, speeches, and grooming sessions in the 4-day long assembly which will sharpen the knowledge of the youth participants and give them opportunity to acquire knowledge from top most personalities of the country. The assembly will present a mix of plenaries and coexisting panels on issues ranging from identities and values to sustainable development goals, entrepreneurship and social innovation thus help youth delegates to transform their ideas into reality for a better Bangladesh.