Sikkim: Yougan Tamang to receive Global Youth Award 2016
Yougan Tamang, a UGC Senior Research Scholar from Jorethang, South Sikkim has been selected for Global Youth Award 2016 and Sangai Young Changemaker Award 2016 by International Youth Committee based at Shillong, Meghalaya.
The Award will be presented during World Youth Conference 2016 "Youth for Sustainable Development" which is being held from 12th – 14th November 2016 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.
The award carries a golden trophy with memento, a certificate and shawl. Awards are given on the basis of quality of impact Level of innovation/fresh approaches to problem-solving, quality of achievement, quality of the evidence provided Sustainability: building capacity of future generations to meet their own needs.
Delegates from 170 countries along with top United Nations officials will be present in the award function.
Yougan Tamang is already a Sikkim State Awardee and a Founder/Creative Head of iVolunteerYou NGO. He had already attended a Conference and Presented a Paper on 'Religion and Its Impact on Health of Tamangs of Sikkim, India at International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES) World Congress 2013 at Manchester, United Kingdom in the year 2013. He also attended the 'Youth for Peace Training Workshop' held at Bangkok, Thailand organized by the International Institute of Peace and Development Studies, Bangkok, Thailand Co-hosted by Asian Resource Foundation and Asian Muslim Action Network, Bangkok Thailand from 11th September 2014 to 15th September 2014.
In the year 2015 Rakibul Hasan a columnist, author from Bangladesh had received this Global Youth Award.