International Day of Peace 2011 Key Note Address

JRP delivers key remarks for Peace Day in Yumbe

JRP delivers key remarks at Peace Day in Yumbe.

On September 21st, JRP and the MAYANK Development Association organized celebrations for the annual International Day of Peace (Peace Day) 2011 in Yumbe district, West Nile sub-region, Uganda.

JRP’s Lindsay McClain delivered the key note address on behalf of the organizers, providing an overview of the history of Peace Day and its mission, and the relevance for West Nile and Yumbe in particular. Next year, the region will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the 2002 Yumbe Peace Accords that ended the conflict between the UNRF II and the Government.

To read the full address, click here.