One Day Seminar and Training on AAHUNG through Peace Building organized by Department of Social and Gender Studies (DS&GS) in collaboration with CSED, Islamabad.
One Day Seminar on AAHUNG through Peace Building was organized by Department of Social and Gender Studies (DS&GS), University of Swat in collaboration with Center for Social Education and Development (CSED), Islamabad held on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at Main Hall, PTCL Campus, Kan ju Township, University of Swat.
Mr. Wahid Mahmood, District Police Officer, Swat was the key resource person of the event. He highlighted the role of police department in promoting and ensuring peace in the society. He also discussed different modalities of understanding and ensuring peace through involving the University students as active stakeholders of the community. Mr. Wahid appreciated and thanked the Registrar and Mr. Imran (Lecturer in Sociology, DS&GS, UoS & organizer of the event) for providing such platform to students for enhancement of their capabilities.
Subsequently, a dialogue was held wherein Mr. Imran (Lecturer in Sociology & Master Trainer of the Event) enlightened the participants about the nature and modalities of the training. Ms. Itrat Sultan (Director Programs, CSED, Islamabad) briefed about the basic philosophy behind AAHUNG project and its continuity at University of Swat in the upcoming two years. Ms. Imtishal Tariq (Crime Analyst, United Nations Office on Drug and Crime) shared her experiences with students. Mr. Umar Imad Ud Din (Project Management Unit, National Assembly) elaborated the importance of peace in daily life. The students were divided into different groups and then different tasks were assigned to them with respect to understanding and analyzing the phenomena of AAHUNG and peace building. Mr. Walid Khan (Manager, Movement for Rural Development Organization, Mardan) also facilitated students during the training.
Mr. Fida Hussain, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer and Software Technology, University of Swat concluded the events with remarks that the DPO Swat comprehensively explained the peace building concept and its process. He also applauded the efforts of CSED, Islamabad team and Mr. Imran for organizing such successful events in the University.
At the end of the seminar and training session, souvenirs and certificates were distributed by Ms. Itrat, Ms. Imtishal and Mr. Imad amongst the participants.