IAYSP-Paraguay Inauguration Ceremony
On September 21, 2018, at 8:00 a.m., “Youth & Students For Peace (YSP) -Chapter Paraguay was officially launched.
The event that day was attended by more than 180 people, including two national authorities of the cultural department. Special Guest speakers were: the Minister of the National Secretariat of Culture Lic. Rubén Capdevila and the Director of Culture of the Chamber of Deputies, Dr. Enrique Castro. Other attending included leaders representing non-governmental organizations (NGOs), foreign dignitaries and students from various schools.
The Cultural Director of the Chamber of Deputies, Dr. Enrique Castro, gave the welcoming words and expressed support for YSP activities. The Minister of the National Ministry of Culture, Lic. Rubén Capdevila, offered words of encouragement to the young people.
An introductory video presented the activities of YSP and its foundation by the Mother Moon. Volunteers cared for the environment by planting native and wild trees, along with lectures on character education.
The President of the YSP chapter Paraguay, Lawyer Roque Antonio Benítez, spoke about the vision, mission, direction, objectives and initiatives of YSP.
In addition, the appointment of the new youth director was made:
General Secretary: Mr. Jong Cristofer Alegre Aguiar
Director of Education: Engineer Sergio Eduardo Fernández González
The final act of artistic movement was played by the ballet and band of the National Secretary of Culture, who represented a picture of the Guaraní Land.