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CYPAN SVG announces appointment of new Country Coordinator

CYPAN SVG announces appointment of new Country Coordinator
Moureeze Franklyn (left) the outgoing Country Coordinator with her replacement Jeshua Bardoo

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The Commonwealth Youth Peace Ambassadors Network in SVG (CYPAN SVG) has announced the appointment of its new Country Coordinator, a newly recruited peacebuilder, Jeshua Bardoo.

Bardoo takes up the mantle from Moureeze Franklyn, who is the outgoing Country Coordinator of CYPAN SVG.

The Commonwealth Youth Peace Ambassadors Network brings together young people from across the Commonwealth to upscale and optimise grassroots, national, regional and Pan-Commonwealth efforts to promote peace, respect and understanding and preventing violent extremism.

The network was established with the support of the Commonwealth Secretariat and grew out of a partnership with the Institute for Strategic Dialogue, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

The SVG Chapter of the Network was established in 2017 and has hosted a variety of activities designed to encourage participants to explore alternative concepts of peace. The activities ranged from island wide “Yoga and mindfulness” workshops with the World Peace Initiative to the “Think!” Family Planning workshop in collaboration with the World Contraception Ambassadors as well as a Sargassum seaweed beach clean-up and distribution.

CYPAN SVG is recruiting new members and is encouraging all young persons between the ages of 18 to 29 to join its network in SVG. Persons interested in joining CYPAN SVG should email the group at [email protected]

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