Four youths from Manipur Elizabeth Okram, Ningthoujam Dineshkumar Singh, Chunthuingam Dangmei and Oinam Adeep Meitei of the Global Shapers Community: Imphal Hub will be participating at the 2016 Asia Pacific “SHAPE HIROSHIMA” event and G7 Youth Foreign Ministers’ meeting to be held in Hiroshima, Japan from 18 to 21 March.
They are the only participants from the North-Eastern states and will be leaving Imphal on Wednesday, 16 March 2016, informed a release from Imphal Hub.
The event which is structured with three key components “Feel, Think, Act” with a series of field work, panel discussion, seminars and conferences, is organised under the theme “Shape Sustainable peace”, by the Global Shapers Community: Tokyo Hub II and others hubs in Japan, in collaboration with Hiroshima Prefecture and its capital city (Hiroshima city). The participants will also get the opportunity to interact with the youth foreign ministers of G7 countries at the “G7 Youth Foreign Minister’s Meeting”.
Global Shapers from all around the world will be participating in the three-day long conference followed by a two-day post event tour, where the team from Imphal will be engaged in studying the model of the “Zero-waste town” in Kamikatsu, Tokushima.