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Workshop on Nonviolence

A perpetual state of nonviolence can be advanced in the world through the proliferation of adequate knowledge and skill development of the people. The workshop will cater to peace and furnish an understanding of nonviolence through academic engagement.


Today intangible conflict around the globe is pervasive. Group clashes arising from ethnic, religious, and political differences, racial, economic, and class disparities, and disputes about environmental and technological degradation of the earth's resources are compelling examples. With these circumstances, the message in the life stories and teachings of the world's most notable peace leaders, including  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Mohandas.K.Gandhi is needed more than ever. The ideals and examples they fostered can equip youth with conflict resolution ideas and methodologies to transform their lives and communities. The workshop will foster youth engagement in promoting the model through conceptual clarity and skill development.


The Turning Point Summit includes a five-month engagement program, where participants will be involved in pre-workshop sessions, workshops, and post-workshop evaluations. Thirty participants will learn from eminent faculties of the world's top universities and connect with their peers on dialogue and collaborative work. They will receive various resource materials and instruction on nonviolence and peace strategies they can apply to their lives and in their communities.



27th - 28th August

Workshop Day 1
4th October

Workshop Day 2
5th October


  • The workshop aims to develop knowledge and awareness regarding nonviolence and its relevance to the youth of today. 

  • The core endeavour is to introduce, inspire, and promote nonviolence ideas and methodologies through a holistic learning experience.

  • The final objective is to empower the attendees with a learning experience that they shall carry in fulfilling the vision of the Turning Point Summit 2022.

Follow Up Engagements

  1. Knowledge implementation. 


This includes two stages of review to ensure the implementation of the policy.


The participants will have to present a pitch deck of how they are going about the implementation of the policy with a precise timeline. The pitch deck will contain but not be limited to:


  1. The Problem Statement selected in the policy which they wish to alleviate. (This shall be subject to geographics and demographics).

  2. The Roadmap.

  3. The tools they are using to implement their policy. 

  4. Supporting documents and facts that back their means to implement the policy effectively.

In this stage, the participants will present/submit a project report consisting of any surveys they have undertaken/interviews that they conducted/campaigns or events that they organised along with their insights from the overall experience in the process. This will serve as supporting documents for us to assess the performance and design a more comprehensive curriculum for Turning Point Summit 23’.


   2.     Social/Psychological Incentive.


The initiative undertaken by the participants will be broadcasted on the official social media platforms. The best-impacted initiatives will be provided special recognition



  • The youth will get equipped with foundational academic knowledge on nonviolence.

  • Capacity building of the participant will take place, resulting in developing them as assets for advancing the knowledge and skills imparted through the workshop.

  • Influencing masses regarding the adoption of the vision of Turning Point Summit through social media coverage of participants knowledge implementation.

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