Published at: 27-11-2023

The University of Halabja (UoH) Hosted the “Peace for Unity and Understanding”

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Event In the presence of the university president Prof. Dr. Mahabad Kamil Abdullah, the Halabja governor Mr. Azad Tofiq, university council members, lecturers and students, the University of Halabja (UoH) hosted the “Peace for Unity and Understanding” event on November 26th, 2023. The activities, organized by UoH President and sponsored by the International Organization for Migration and Kurdsat Media Agency, featured various local and international workshops and artistic activities.
Commencing with a moment of silence for the Kurdistan martyrs, Mr. Mariwan Wahbi, head of the Disabled Organization of Kurdistan, delivered a speech. Subsequently, Dr. Mahabad welcomed the guests and expressed appreciation for the event preparation committee’s efforts. Afterwards, Mr. Azad Tofiq also spoke on the event and warmly welcomed the guests, followed by a presentation on “Peace and Co-existence in Halabja.” The “Symphony of Peace” by Mawlawi Music Group and a feature on Halabja’s symbol of peace, “Mr. Halo Nader” Kakay, were presented. A session titled “Media as a Tool for Peace Development” included papers by Dr. Hataw Hama Saleh on “Cultural Foundation of Coexistence in Media”, Mr. Farooq Jamil on “Tolerance in the Era of Digital Media Challenges and Opportunities – Message of Peace and Coexistence” and Dr. Ismail Haji Zalmi on “The Role of Social Networks in Spread the Message of Peace and Coexistence” Concluding the first day, a feature highlighted a disabled teenager from Halabja who secured the top spot in the Iraqi program “Magic Math.”