TAGUM CITY—Youth leaders from different groups in Tagum city converged for a three-day leadership summit that aims to bring new learning experiences to help them become more efficient and responsible leaders of the millennial generation.
More than 500 youth leaders participated in the series of team building activities which took place at the Energy Park and Tagum City Trade School that aims to develop camaraderie and unity amongst each other, all the while adding fun and excitement to the leadership summit. Various academic competitions were also held in the activity.
Among the features of the summit was advocating for peace and cultural sensitivity. The summit also highlighted peace bonfire during the opening night, Shower for Peace, and Paglupog ng Katigaman (The Amazing Race: Cultural Communications Edition). The young leaders also participated in a tree planting and soil bagging activities to strengthen their will to protect the environment.
Other than the physical activities, participants were also educated with informative facts from the discussions and lectures given by highly-esteemed speakers. Among the topics discussed in the series of seminars were Responsible Social Media Engagement, Sustainable Development Goals, Violent Extremism, Voters Education, The Power of Youth in the Electoral Exercise, Social Entrepreneurship and Elevator Speech, among others.
This year’s Youth Leadership Summit marks the third edition of its instalment and jointly organized by the City Government of Tagum, Youth for Peace Movement Tagum, 1001st Infantry Brigade, 71st Infantry Brigade, Tagum City Youth Development Office and Youth for Peace Movement.