Our CC holds interfaith workshops and peace conferences, and promotes interfaith dialogue for peace through journalism. We worked hard to distribute relief packages for IDPs in Swat. We are creating religious and political harmony in Azad Kashmir. We educate youth on inter-religious harmony, social and religious tolerance, peace, justice, democracy, confidence and character building. We help to identify local problems and their solutions in utilizing local available resources, etc.
June 8, 2011 2:50 PM
By URI Peace Group of Journalists (URI Kashmir) CC
Muzaffarbad, 5th June 2011
Peace Group of Journalists (URI Kashmir) has called upon all stakeholders, including the government to make a collective effort towards implementing the UN 1997 Kyoto Protocol on the environment. The UN has declared 2011 the World Year of the Forests. At the time of independence, Pakistan had 25% forest cover, but according to statistics this has fallen below 2.5% landmass with forest cover. The 2010 historic flood that devastated Pakistan and the State of Kashmir, leaving behind a trail of destruction affecting 21 million, is largely attributed to deforestation by the timber mafia. It is therefore critical for Pakistan and State of Kashmir to protect the forests before they disappear altogether with serious consequences.Read more...
August 26, 2010 2:04 PM