“Culture of Peace” workshop for youth

“Culture of Peace” workshop for youth

Among variety of events organized by Bahrain Women Association, “Women Embracing Peace project” conducted awareness workshop about culture of peace targeting youth sector entitled (Sustainable Peace ..from inside out) in association premises in Adliya. The workshop was held on Saturday 24 August. The aim of the training workshop was to introduce the concepts related to culture of peace and inner peace, to discuss how to practice peace and to review different ways and mechanisms to promote peace in the society. The workshop touched upon the peace in family and how to practically achieve it from youth perspective, also discussed the concept of Societal Peace and realizing that initially all human relationships are based on peace and that the difference between people leads to integration and development not to conflict and disharmony. The importance of inner peace was stressed and that it’s the cornerstone to achieve any peace at the external level, whether in the family or community. The workshop included several real life examples and experiences of young people in order to establish the concept of peace and make it part of our daily life. At the end of the training workshop, participants expressed that they benefited from the concepts presented and discussed in the workshop and requested  to conduct more workshops that promotes culture of peace and tolerance to boost their role and their ability to bring about change.

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