Project”, a global initiative that works to counter the use of violence as a
method of conflict resolution, will soon be opening its first regional office
"The International Day of Non-Violence" is marked on 2nd of October
by the United Nations, the birthday of “Mahatma
Gandhi”, leader of the Indian independence movement and pioneer of the
philosophy and strategy of non-violence. According to General Assembly
resolution the International
Day is an occasion to "disseminate the message of non-violence, including
through education and public awareness".
aims to train teachers, trainers, University students, to cause a shift in
prevailing ideas in fixing problems, and encouraging children and adults to
find positive ways to deal with their peers and society in general, and focus
on the problems of conflict and tension that often accompany the coexistence of
individuals and groups who come from different cultures.
Speaking about their
expansion into Dubai, Hellman commented, "From Dubai we would like to
spread out to the rest of the region. There are a lot of ideas to be changed -
fortunately there are also a lot of different ways to help the younger
generation understand that there are alternatives to violence," He went on
to remark that “it would be wonderful to see Dubai take the lead and become a
guiding example of non-violent conflict resolution in the region and the world”.
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