Siegrun Buchheister, Germany PtC Germany, Groupleader Youth. dept. Significance of the Arts and of a creative activity for an ethical Upbringing When talking about art, this term is often associated with that of aesthetics. Aesthetics is known as a branch of philosophy dealing with the nature of beauty and art as well as of the harmonious lawfulness in nature. Even a few hundred years ago Plato, who down to the present day is considered to be one of the wisest and most influential thinkers of the Occident, talked about the value of beauty and its relevance for educational tasks.
Abdul Hameed Alizai Youth Activist/Contract/HRD Manager Afghanistan Enhancing Rural Education and Leadership Development Afghanistan Self. My name is Abdul Hameed Alizai. I am employed by Global Partnership for Afghanistan an American nongovernment agency which has been working in Afghanistan for some years. GPFA’s programs are a model for successful development of Afghanistan’s Agriculture sector. If applied more broadly, our model can help the country achieve sustainable income, food security, enduring peace, economic self-sufficiency and stability and improved lives and livelihoods for ordinary people throughout the country. Introduction to ERELD: Afghanistan has the highest proportion of young people in the world, with 60% of the country’s population below the age of 21. This means that enhancing rural education and leadership development is a major need in our country.