FOLLOW US

FacebookYoutubeLinkedin

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

October 2017
S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31 1 2 3 4

Character Education

Chennai Conference Focuses on Youth and Human Security



Smt. Vyjayanthimala Bali, famous classical dancer, receives the Ambassador for Peace award from the Governor
UPF-India organized a program in Chennai on August 10, 2007 on the theme: "Innovative Approaches to Peace in a Changing Global Environment." The special focus was on youth and human security.

We were honored to have as our chief guest the Governor of Tamil Nadu, H.E. Thiru Surjit Singh Barnala. The Keynote Address was given by Prof. D. Viswanathan, Vice-Chancellor, Anna University.

We are grateful for their support, shown by their willingness to take their valuable time to help make this program successful.

Governor Barnala said, "I congratulate the UPF-India for its dedicated efforts to safeguard the interest of the youth.... Its activities to meet the threat and challenge posed by HIV/AIDS and promoting education and character in youth are indeed commendable."

More than 150 distinguished guests, students and staff attended the one-day program at the Dollar Tree Hotel in the capital of this state on the southeast tip of India. Concluding the program, several appointments of Ambassadors for Peace and Youth Ambassadors for Peace were made.


(L to R) Dr. Robert Kittel, Amb. K.V. Rajan, Governor Thiru Surjit Singh Barnala, and Prof. D. Viswanathan

 

36 page report (PDF) ChennaiReport_0907.pdf

If you find this page helpful and informative please consider making donation. Your donation will help Universal Peace Federation (UPF) provide new and improved reports, analysis and publications to you and everyone around the world.

UPF is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization and all donations are tax deductible in the United States. Receipts are automatically provided for donations of or above $250.00.

Donate to the Universal Peace Federation: Your donation to support the general programs of UPF.

Donate to the Religious Youth Service (RYS): Your donation will be used for service projects around the world.


Donate to UPF's Africa Projects: Your donation will be used for projects in Africa.




Related Articles

12th Peace Trophy Football Tournament Hosted in Italy

 Monza, Italy—Nearly 100 young players competed in the finals of the Trofeo della Pace (Peace Trophy) interethnic football tournament.

Austrians Discuss Role of Believers in Politics

Linz, Austria—An interreligious breakfast meeting held by UPF of Upper Austria focused on the topic “Spirituality and Politics—Are Religious People Called to be Actively Involved in Political Affairs?”

UPF-Indonesia Commemorates International Youth Day

Jakarta, Indonesia—On the occasion of the UN International Youth Day 2017, UPF and the Youth and Students for Peace in Indonesia co-organized a seminar on the theme, "Youth Building Peace.”