Forum on the Importance of Social Norms and Values #Zambia
On March 26, IAYSP Zambia – in partnership with Vic Talk Motivation and Visionary Students Initiative – conducted a youth seminar with the theme, “Importance of social norms and values.” The seminar was held at the Peace Embassy building in Lusaka, Zambia.
The program began with opening remarks from the President of IAYSP Zambia, Soondo Mutewa, where he shared an overview of the program and then gave a brief introduction of the organizations and participants involved. The participants were mostly comprised of students from various universities in Lusaka. The majority of the participants were from a school called Barlastone Park School, which caters for students from grades 7, 8, and 9.
The program was followed by an introduction to the organization, given by Soondo Mutewa, the organization representative. He shared the essence of the organization and the activities achieved in the year 2020. Mutewa’s message inspired members, making them eager to join the organization. The program was then lead by the guest speaker, Rev. David Isaac Phiri. He shared on the importance of understanding our purpose as human beings and maintaining one’s purity, which is key to a happy life. The conference concluded with inviting participants to sign the pledge; which seeks to promote the values of principles of pure love, a healthy society, and a world of peace for future generations.