Youth Organization of Bhutan(YOB) attended the World Congress 2010 in Stockholm, Sweden from 25th to 28th March. Three member delegation of the organization including the president, Mr. Rajen Giri, YOB’s European focus person, Aakash Budhathoki and woman representative, Miss. Dhan Maya Ale had reached the Swedish capital at the invitation of the International Union of Socialist Youth (IUSY), the August world forum of socialist, social democrats and the labor youths.
According to the press release issued by Mr. Giri here in California, YOB also held two separate meetings there- one with the Norwegian Labor Youths and the other with the members of the Asian Pacific Committee consisting of members from Thailand, Australia, Phillipines, Myanmar and New Zealand. “During the meeting we urged the participants to build the plan of action to exert pressure on the Govt. of Bhutan with continuous advocacy on Bhutanese cause”, their release reads.
The delegates also asked the IUSY through Asian Pacific Committee to design mechanism to protest the gross human rights violation by the Royal Government of Bhutan during the SAARC meet which is scheduled to be held in Thimpu next month.