Vision & Mission

Vision: A peaceful and just country in which freedom, human and democratic rights of all people are assured.

Mission:To work in partnership with different target groups to educate, mobilize and advocate to build a society of rights conscious citizens and a political culture that enables a political solution to the ethnic conflict and equal opportunities to all.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

International Peace Day 2011 celebrations

Youth United for Peace and Reconciliation

Mihasa Foundation: Youth for Peace, a group of undergraduates from University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka organizes lectures on current trends on peace and reconciliation in Sri Lanka, launch of the Mihasa website, launching of the Mihasa website and the newspaper and a documentary screening.  125 undergraduates and secondary school students will be participating in order to build a culture of peace by taking it to a new generation of global citizens in Sri Lanka. National Peace Council supports this event by providing its financial and intellectual resources.  This will be held at National Library auditorium from 8.30 a.m to 1.00 p.m.

Exchange visit of religious and civil society leaders from South to North
Religious and civil society leaders representing 8 District Inter religious Councils established by NPC with EU support will visit and IDP camp, donate school books, donate school books to war-affected children, discuss and share experiences with the war -affected people, visit historically important places. 400 war affected children from Mannar, Jaffna and Vavuniya and 30 religious leaders and 70 civil society leaders from 8 DIRCs including North and South are expected to participate for the International Peace day celebrations. This will be held at the Tharanikulam ganesh College in Vavuniya from 9.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and is organized by Centre for Peace and Reconciliation in Jaffna.