Wednesday, 24 December 2014

Kafka, 2nd Youth Peace Summit 2014


Press Release of 2nd Youth Peace Summit 2014 #YPS14

Lahore: The 2nd Youth Peace Summit 2014 was organized by Kafka Welfare Organization at University of Central Punjab Lahore on 27 November 2014. The event was designed to encourage. The event was designed to encourage confab, investigation and self-reflection among the youth thematically focusing on the “Cultures of Peace and Education”

After the customary recitation of the Holy Quran, the hosts as well as delegates paid allegiance to the national anthem. Anchorperson Arham Abtahi introduced the Kafka Welfare Organization and outlined the agenda for the day. A panel discussion comprising Dr. Atif Shahbaz (PHD, Max Planck Institute Germany, Assistant Professor GC University Lahore), Mr. I. A. Rehman (Director, Human Rights Commission of Pakistan), Dr. Aizaj Anwar (Painter) Ms. Amna Ulfat (Former MPA) and Mr. Hassan (MPA PMLN). It was stated that youth should be involve in every decision which is directly or indirectly affecting them. It was concluded by panelists that lack of education is the main reason of intolerance in Pakistan which is causing disorder.

Tv Actor/Producer Mr. Adeel Hashmi said in his address to youth of Pakistan that to build peace we need to eliminate injustice with common people of Pakistan. In Speakers, Mr. Tehseen (Executive Director, South Asia Partnership), Mr. Salman Abid (Regional Director, SPO), Ms. Hina Parvez Butt (Young MPA PMLN), Qaisor Abbas (CEO Possibilities), Amir maqsoor (special Advisor to the leader of the liberal democrats UK, Dr David crewfond (Scientis) Uk and Tranjit Singh (Media Person) addressed to youth of all four provinces on wisdom, vision and equality.

To promote peace cultural performances was presented by youth of South Punjab, North Punjab, KPK, Baluchistan and Gilgit Baltistan.

The aim of 2nd Youth Peace Summit was completed when young people has presented their demands and suggestions and Kafka Welfare Organization succeed to present it in front of parliamentarians. KWO is a youth led NGO of Pakistan which is working on advocacy of youth in the field of education and peace. KWO has initiated youth vision for peace campaign last year to promote peace in Pakistan and to remove conflicts and violence.

Ali Salar is presenting Souvenir to guest Adil Hashmi (Well Known Actor) 

Hina Parvez Butt, Member of National Assembly Pakistan is addressing to youth

Panelists addressing to youth I. A. Rehman (Director Human Rights Commission Pakistan, Dr. Aijaz Anwar (Professor National College of Arts), Dr. Atif Shahbaz (Assistant Professor, GC University Lahore), Hassan, Member of Provisional Assembly), Ms. Amna Ulfat (Former Member of Provisional Assembly)

 Dr. David crewfond (Scientist) UK is addressing to Youth

 Tranjit Singh (Activist, Media Person) Addressing to Youth

 Salman Abid (Regional Director, SPO Pakistan)

 Cultural Performance of Punjab

 Cultural Performance of Gilgit Baltistan

 Music Performance by FCC Music Society

 Dramatic Reading on Sadat Hassan Mantu

 Mr. Tehseen (ED, SAP ) addressing to Youth

 Director of UCP Lahore, addressing at 2nd Youth Peace Summit 2014

Tahir Mahmood (Director DDS) leading the discussion and Amir maqsoor (special Advisor to the leader of the liberal democrats UK) is addressing to Youth

 Group Photo of panelists with directors of KWO

 Muhammad Jarrar Ahmad winner of Kafka Youth Icon Awards 2014 is receiving award by Qaisor Abbas (Trainer)

Sharing Video message of A Work at School Campaign with Audience #UpForSchool

 Qaisor Abbas conducting a session at 2nd Youth Peace Summit 2014

Cultural Performance of KPK

 Press Coverage

Event Partners

University of Central Punjab, Lahore
South Asia Partnership
Strengthening Participatory Organization
Development Dimension Society
Society for Youth Sensitization
Idara Taleem O Agahi
Young Journalist and Writers
Global Youth Ambassador
Tapal Danedar
Youth Vision for Peace

Technical Assistance
Human Rights Commission of Pakistan

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