‘Global Peace Tourism Forum and Awards 2022’ was successfully concluded on Saturday.
The two-day event was organized collaboratively by Regional Alliance for Fostering Youth (RAFY), International Youth Development Council (IYDC) and various other non-governmental organizations working with young people in peace building.
The event provided a platform for peacebuilders from over 20 countries, amongst society’s stakeholders, diplomats, lawyers, politicians, entrepreneurs and hospitality professionals to discuss human rights, promoting peace and resilience.
Closing ceremony of the event was held on Saturday afternoon at Social Center’s seminal hall, which was officiated by State Minister for Youth Mohamed Nasih.
As part of this forum, three panel discussions were held with the participation of expert speakers from different countries.
Representatives from twenty-two countries which took part in the forum included Palestine, Syria and Sudan.
Moreover, ‘Prestigious Peace Awards’ were presented to eight recipients during the forum. This is an awarded given to leaders in recognition of their efforts to make the lives of others better.
Recipients of the award:
Speaking at the closing ceremony, RAFY’s President Dr. Aishath Rafiyya stressed that the world’s population was becoming younger by the day.
“Must listen to youths’ voice. What they want is a life full of integrity for themselves and the whole society,” she had said.