21 July 2018
Youth Leaders Network (YLN) conducted a Youth Forum themed "Republic and youth" in GA.Villingili. The forum was held on 20th and 21st of July, at GA. Atoll Education Centre. Over 50 participants from the island participated in the forum. NCTC conducted a session on the "Role of Youth in Peace and Security" and the presentation highlighted the importance of youth engagement in maintaining the security and peace within the society.
The main aim of the forum is to develop a resilient community. Youth Leaders Network is an affiliation of student unions of all colleges and universities in the Maldives, overseen by the Civics Department of Ministry of Home Affairs. Sessions on Islamic Leadership and other relevant topics were also conducted by partner agencies, namely, the Language Academy, the Maldives National University and the Ministry of Home Affairs.