CELEBRATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE on the 21st September 2020 at The American Campus

Every year on September 21, the world celebrates International Day of Peace as it observes 24 hours of non-violence and ceasefire. This year, the day is being celebrated amidst the coronavirus pandemic. The United Nations (UN) said that for this year, the theme for the International Day of Peace is “Shaping Peace Together”. The International Day of Peace was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1981. In 2001, the UN General Assembly voted and declared it a day that supports non-violence and ceasefire.

United Nations Association of Mauritius with the collaboration of the office of The Office of the United Nations Resident coordinator of Mauritius and Seychelles in association with Sumputh Secondary school and The American Campus organised a half day seminar.

Shaping peace together

*Chief guest- Hons.Avinash Teeluck, Ministry of Arts and Cultural Heritage

*Mrs.Tania Diolle, Member of Parliament and Private Parliamentary secretary.

*Dr. V. Bunwaree former Minister of Education

*Mr. Pierre Fallavier – Senior Development Coordinator and Adviser, The Office of the UN RC for Mauritius and Seychelles.

*Mrs. Ramchurn, Rector of Samputh Secondary school.

*Mr. Spalding, President of The American campus.

*Mr. Maxime king, Honorary patron of MUNA

The United Nations Association of Mauritius family.

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