Mr. Ashis Himali, Program Director, Alternatives attended the Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics as the finalist in the International World Bank Essay Competition organised by the World Bank and the Government of Sweden (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) from May 31 to June, 2010.
Alternatives Nepal conducted One Day Entrepreneurship Development Orientation to the recovering drug users receiving treatment in Naulo Ghumti Rehabilitation Center, Pokhara on May 12, 2010. The program was one in the series that Alternatives Nepal is implementing with the support of Global Youth Coalition on HIV/AIDS (GYCA) since last three months.
Mr. Jiban Kumar Baral, Executive Director of Alternatives attended the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGIU) Meeting at The University of Miami from April 16-18, 2010. At this meeting, nearly 1,500 youths and students and others come together to share their ideas on five focus areas: Education, Environment & Climate Change, Peace & Human Rights, Poverty Alleviation, and Public Health.
Alternatives celebrated Global Youth Service Day 2010 with 10 series of Street Drama against Caste Intimidation from April 23-25, 2010. The street drama had the message to stop the century long caste discrimination and shown at 10 different places of Kaski District.