Global Peace Foundation and the Local Government of Datu Paglas, Maguindanao jointly organized the 1st Global Peace Camp in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao on November 19 – 21, 2018.
The 3 day Global Peace Camp inculcate a culture of selflessness among youth for positive social change a peaceful world and nurture virtues and positive character that foster an environment of acceptance and unity that transcends religion and race. The camp was also designed to empower local youth leaders in Datu Paglas, Maguindanao to tackle community issues and kickstart solutions for select United Nations Sustainable Development Goals faced in their local community.
The training underscored the importance of advancing “Moral and Innovative Leadership” in providing methods through which that vision can be realized by harnessing man’s natural creative need to advance the human condition and in promoting “greater good” that can benefit not only the individual but the larger society, nation and eventually the world.
Camp graduates represent a growing network of young leaders around the world who form a platform for joint action to address today’s challenges and open a way for lasting peace.
GPCamp inspires and empowers young minds of today to positively impact the society. The camp created a learning environment for students and young professionals to develop and practice their skills to explore, discuss and engage for leadership and personal growth.
This edition of Global Peace Camp was co-convened by Yussef Paglas, Global Ambassador of International Young Leaders Assembly.