Tuesday, 23 March, 2010

The Delhi Twestival!

On Thursday 25 March 2010, people in hundreds of cities around the world will come together offline to rally around the important cause of Education by hosting local events to have fun and create awareness. Twestival (or Twitter Festival) uses social media for social good. All of the local events are organized 100% by volunteers and 100% of all ticket sales and donations go direct to projects.

We are working at organising the Twestival in Delhi on March 25th and need your support and participation to make it a success.

Delhi Twestival
March 25, 2010 – 6.00 PM-8.30 PM
Café Morrison (http://www.cafemorrison.com/Map.asp)
E-12, South Extension Part-II Market,
New Delhi – 110049

Assemble at 6
Engage in introductions and networking
Stand Up comedy acts and other interactions
Rock Concert
Disperse by 8.30

There’ll be a couple of PhotoSmart Printers available at the venue to help you have your images turn real-life. Don’t forget to carry your gadgets with you, and click as many pictures as you want.

Who's Playing?
The Stars of the evening performing at the concert will be the progressive-glamfunk Indian underground band – Five8 (http://twitter.com/five8india). They are really awesome, listen to some of their samples on MySpace (http://myspace.com/five8india).

The event is sponsored by:
Intel India: http://www.intel.com/in (http://twitter.com/IntelIndia)
HP Imaging & Printing Group: http://hp.com/in/printer (http://twitter.com/hpprint4life)

The event is Free-For-All, so do bring along your friends, family and colleagues.

More Details
Delhi Twestival - http://delhi.twestival.com
RSVP on Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=106384902717301
On Twitter - http://twitter.com/DelTwestival

Hashtag for Conversations - #DelTwestival
Please help spread the word about the event - Blog, Tweet, Shout !!

Feel free to Contact -
Mohak Prince (+91-9868669175)

Saturday, 6 March, 2010

From Exploring the RTI Act to Building a Movement - Do Young People Matter?

The YP Foundation

in collaboration with

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) and Students for Promotion of International Law (SPIL)

present a discussion forum:

“From Exploring the RTI Act to Building a Movement - Do Young People Matter?”

March 13th, 2010

6 PM – 8.30 PM

at Gulmohar Hall, India Habitat Center, Lodhi Road New Delhi

The forum will explore how young people can take the RTI movement of the country forward. Bringing together leading and key personalities of the movement, the forum will seek to answer the following:

1. At what stage is the RTI Movement currently?
2. Has the filing of RTI Applications increased the overall efficiency and functioning of public authorities?
3. Internationally, what does the right to information signify?
4. What role can young people play in taking the movement forward?
5. What more can be done to make a larger impact and increase the efficacy of the movement?

Creating a space for inter-generational dialogue, the forum intends to set a collaborative agenda between organizations working on the RTI currently in the city and young people who want to get involved in the movement.

Confirmed panelists include:

Mr.Shekhar Singh, NCPRI
Ms.Sumeeta Banerji, UNDP
Ms.Sanchita Bakshi, CHRI
Ms. Manju Sadarangani, US Embassy

To confirm your attendance please RSVP @ 46792243/ 44/ 9871011544 / 9899651625

We hope to see you there! :)