“I Am Karachi – Youth Peace Summit”going to be held from 12th – 14th August 2014

Sameer Nazir
KARACHI: Chanan Development Association (CDA)’ a national youth-led organization, in collaboration with United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF), Youth Peer Education Network (Y-PEER) and Government of Sindhin support of I Am Karachi Campaign,is going to organize a three days “I Am Karachi – Youth Peace Summit” from 12th – 14th August 2014 at Pearl Continental – Karachi. The event will bring 600 young people from all the districts of Karachi and will facilitate a dialogue between young people and the social, political and religious leaders of Karachi.
Theoverallthemeoftheeventis“KarachiVowsforPeace”,whilethethreedaysoftheeventwillbefocusingon“YouthParticipationinDecision-makingprocesses(Day1),UnityinDiversity(Day2)andWayForwardforPeace(Day3)”.
In this regard, Chanan Development Association (CDA)held a Press Conference today at Karachi Press Club to officially launch the Youth Peace Summit, in which CDA’s Executive Director, Mr. Muhammad Shahzad Khan, shared the brief agenda of the event, its objectives and expected outcomes. He also requested and invitedthe journalist community to attend and support this event by highlighting the discussion, issues and voices of young people.