International Youth Day in Fiji
In celebration of the United Nations International Youth Day, Youth and Students for Peace and University of South Pacific Indo- Fijian Association (USP ISA) hosted the event. On August 12 2019, the program held at USP Japanese Hall.
Honourable Alipate Nagata gave his opening remarks. He wants to assure that the government will support youth activities and supports the United Nations 2019 with the theme “Transformational Education.” Mr Shaad Akbar, President of University of South Pacific Indo Fijian Association and newly appointed President of Youth and Student for Peace- Fiji gave his welcoming remarks.
Mr Yutaka Yamada of YSP Oceania, delivered his keynote speech. He read the official statement given by the United Nations General Secretary, Mr Antonio Gutterez and shared the founder’s words, Mr Sun Myung Moon and Mrs Hak Ja Han Moon. Mr Santosh Neupane, UPF Leader in Fiji, highlighted his speech about the previous activities of UPF and other affiliated organizations in the pacific region.
More than 500 people participated in the event. Including Member of Parliaments, Representative of Diplomatic Mission, Professors of the University of South Pacific, people in business, and social, political leaders of the country. There were 16 performances showed in the event given by 14 pacific countries.