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Learning for lasting peace

The United Nations General Assembly has designated January 24 as the International Day of Education to celebrate the importance of education in advancing peace and development. The theme for this…

Peace with India in 2024?

Just another day in Indian-Occupied Kashmir’s Poonch district on December 22. Mohammad Showkat, age 22, Safeer Hussain age 45, and Shabir Ahmad age 32 were picked up in the morning…

A peaceful life

December 8 holds immense significance for the followers of Gautama Buddha, the messenger of peace, around the world. Historically, Bodhi Day commemorates the day when Prince Siddhartha, who grew up…

Peace education

Every society struggles with conflict at both small and big levels. Not only do such conflicts affect the lives of individuals, they also disrupt a country in terms of its…

Give peace a chance

Thirty years ago on September 13, 1993 Yasser Arafat and Yitzhak Rabin shook hands to seal the ‘Oslo Accords’, which were supposed to lead to a permanent settlement of the…

Culture of peace

On September 21, the International Day of Peace (IDP) was marked by the United Nations across the world under the theme: ‘Actions for Peace: Our Ambition for the #GlobalGoals’ in…

Tourism for peace

Being the chairperson of the task force on Gandhara tourism formed by the prime minister of Pakistan, I have decided to celebrate the birth anniversary of Gautama Buddha today (May…

Peace with nature

SINCE its creation almost 80 years ago, the UN has served as a vehicle for coordinated collective action for global welfare and has offered mechanisms for socioeconomic development. Multilateralism has…

Give peace a chance

We are living in the age of cut-throat competition where no one wants to see others grow. Humans have initiated a lot of fights against one another. The two world…