Professor Priyankar Upadhyaya appointed PRIO Global Fellow
The Coordinator & UNESCO Chair holder Professor Priyankar Upadhyaya has been invited by the US President Barack Obama to participate as an academic expert in a meeting on Peace and Inter-Faith Understanding at the White House. He will also deliver a special lecture at Berkeley Centre for Religion, Peace and Global Affairs, Georgetown on 22 September 2016.
Peace is a Process:-
On 21 June 2016, UNESCO hosted a path-breaking Consultative Meeting on the contribution of the UN system to the promotion of peace. The meeting was attended by heads of 28 United Nations entities (programmes, funds, specialized agencies and bodies), who discussed the advancement of the global peace agenda and took stock of the present situation – and the future of the agenda in the new millennium.