Day of Peace in Nairobi


Nairobi, Kenya - Dr. Markendey Rai, Chief of Global Parliamentarians, gave the keynote address at UPF-Kenya's celebration of the International Day of Peace on September 21. Dr. Hasmukh Dawda, Chair of UPF-Kenya welcomed the audience, which included members of "Veterans for Peace." Youth Ambassadors for Peace were part of the audience and had an opportunity to demonstrate their talents.

Note: UPF-Kenya Ambassadors for Peace have made significant contributions to peacebuilding in Kenya. As part of a peace initiative in the rural areas of Kenya, Dr. Dawada and Rev. Bhante donated food and medicine. Newly-appointed Ambassadors for Peace in 2010 include Mr. Thuo, a prominent businessman, who received an appointment in recognition of his support for education of children from poor families, and Mr. Rukash Sharada, who was recognized for his efforts in promoting peace.

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