Centre for Peace and Justice, Brac University in partnership with UN Women celebrated the International Day of Peace-2021 virtually on Tuesday.
The key objectives of this celebration were to learn the youth aspirations, achievements, challenges and ways forward to making a peaceful and socially cohesive society. The celebration also aims to showcase WPC activities and address effective aspects of peacebuilding processes in Bangladesh, said a news release on Tuesday.
The theme for this year’s Peace Day is “Recovering Better for an Equitable and Sustainable World’.’ On the occasion, with relevance to the theme, CPJ and UN Women along with Peace Café members organised a series of events and activities such as peace adda, rally, seminar, social media campaigns, peace-message, essay, and photography competition.
The opening speeches were delivered by Manzoor Hasan OBE, Executive Director, Center for Peace and Justice, Brac University and Gitanjali Singh, Head of Office, UN Women Bangladesh respectively.