The International Alliance for Peace and Development organized a rally in front of the Human Rights Council in Geneva to renounce violence and promote peace
The International Alliance for Peace and Development organized a rally in front of the Broken Chair at the entrance to the United Nations in Geneva on Monday (November 11, 2019), to renounce violence and extremism and promote peace under the slogan “Unite for Peace”.
The stand was inaugurated by Ahmed Said, the executive director of the International Peace Alliance in Geneva, who welcomed the attendees and called for more joint efforts to eradicate intolerance and hatred, renounce violence and promote peace. And he stressed that this rally comes within the framework of the training program held by the International Alliance, which includes more than 20 young men and women of Arabian, African, European and American nationalities on the universal periodic review (UPR) mechanism, which lasts for a week, on the sidelines of the works of 34th session of UPR.
During the stand, which was attended by a large number of different nationalities, videos of some terrorist operations witnessed by a number of countries such as Egypt, America, France, Somalia and Afghanistan, were displayed. There were also a photo exhibition documenting the terrorist operations, in addition to playing a number of songs calling for peace and love. A group of participants also spoke about their experiences in advocating peace and disseminating the speech of tolerance and non-violence in their own countries.
This rally was the second part of photo contest on peacemaking which held on Athens last month