To create an “Oasis of Peace” where Indians and Pakistanis can celebrate and share their cultures through dialogue, literature, religion, dance, music, history, and art.
"Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding."
- Albert Einstein
CHAMPIONS OF THE CAUSE
Toronto Rotary Convention Interviews
Interview moderator Reem Ghuniam from Rotary Action Group for Peace with Rotarians
Mohammed Ayyaz, Tony Sharma & Kees van der Pol.
Aaghaz-e-Dosti aims to eradicate mutual hatred & suspicion & desires to create unwavering bonds of peace & friendship. This is because they believe that miscommunication and lack of communication has helped sustain the conflict. To meet their objective, Aaghaz-e-Dosti has taken several initiatives ranging from interactive sessions in schools to public demonstrations, from art-based initiatives to writing articles and issuing statements.
UN & Commonwealth Rotarian Peace Envoys Committee
Letter of Endorsement
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LEARNING FROM THE PAST
Success for moving past painful historical events is to learn from them and ensure they are never repeated.
In this ARTICLE a handful of brave souls relate the experiences they had during the time of partition, offering a reminder to future generations of how badly things can go wrong, even when irrefutable plans have been put in place.
The creation of Indus Peace Park will serve as a beacon of hope for a future in which harmony replaces such conflicts