An international conference on global education for peace, harmony and development has stressed on fostering peace through inculcation of values for peaceful co-existence.
The one-day conference was organized by Army Institute of Education, India in association with World Without Anger (WWA), Nepal and Global Harmony Association (GHA), India in New Delhi today.
The conference was attended by various participants which included school principals, teacher educators, and pupil teachers from various educational institutes.
The opening address was delivered by Dr Saksham Singh, Principal, AIE who talked about fostering peace through inculcation of values for peaceful co-existence.
He threw light on multifarious issues pertaining to global education and youth leadership for sustainable development.
The Special Guest, Mr. DM Basnet, President/CEO, World Without Anger, Nepal talked about emotional intelligence which is an integral element of our educational system.
The panel of erudite scholars included Dr. Markandey Rai, Vice President and Prof. Subhash Chandra, President GHA who shed light on the significance of interdependence of education and peace.
The keynote speaker, Prof. Dhananjay Joshi, USE, GGSIPU, Delhi magnified the concept of promoting sustainable development across the globe, according to a press release made available by the WWA Nepal.