Capacity Building of Young People

Capacity Building of Young People

Enhancing Political Participation of the Next Generation in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (March-June 2016)

Given the limited opportunities for the youth of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Centre for Peace, Development and Reforms (CPDR) since its inception has been working for the youth empowerment through capacity building.

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More autonomy demanded for AJK Legislative Assembly

Kashmiris ask centre to return Kashmir Council’s powers to state govt
ISLAMABAD – Around 170 young leaders representing the diverse shade of socio-political divide of Azad Jammu Kashmir including refugees settled in different cities of Pakistan came together here on Tuesday to urge political parties to include social and economic empowerment in their manifestos as a key public commitment ahead of the upcoming general election in the state.

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Political leaders ready for LB polls in Azad Kashmir

Participants demand fixed time frame for elections | RAWALAKOT: 7 April 2016
Amidst the election season in Azad Jammu Kashmir, the civil society and youth pressed the need for amendment in AJK interim Act 74 to bind the elected government to ensure local bodies elections in AJK.

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AJK political parties resolve to de-politicise education system

MIRPUR (AJK) | 31 March 2016
Around 200 young leaders of Mirpur division, along with the political representatives from the ruling People’s Party, Pakistan Muslim League-N and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf resolved to jointly work to depoliticise education system and introduction of strict meritocracy in Azad Jammu and Kashmir.

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