Zakaria el Hamel Appointed Ambassador for Peace

25.01.2010 – Morocco – Pía Figueroa

UPF and IIFWP chose as Ambassador for Peace those individuals whose lives exemplify the ideal of living for the sake of others, and who dedicate themselves to universal moral values, strong family life, inter religious cooperation, international harmony, renewal of the United Nations, a responsible public media, and the establishment of a culture of peace.

Zakaria El Hamel is chairman and founder of Youth for Peace and Dialogue between Cultures, a non-profit organization which mission is to build a world where young people from different religions and backgrounds can come together to create understanding and respect by serving their communities. As part of this effort, Youth for Peace and Dialogue between Cultures has organized a peace forum (sports competitions for kids, art exhibitions, poems for Peace, a peace pole project, candles peace sign and finally a concert for Peace where young musicians play music for change). Youth for Peace and Dialogue between Cultures was the first youth organization that endorsed the World March for Peace and Non Violence.

Zakaria El Hamel, ambassador for Peace and chairman of Youth for Peace and Dialogue between Cultures welcomed the base team to his country, where diverse faiths and cultures live in peace for thousand of years.Attachments area

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