I write this letter as I reflect on the work ahead and Sept 21st, International Day of Peace understanding that many people around the world are working to figure out what must be done, what must be lived for the enjoyment of peace.
Peace for many of us around the world is real development; that is, to live in a healthy planet, and to have all human needs met for all of us in today’s generation and for the generations to come, to the seventh generation, and beyond.
On Friday September 16th GCAP was invited to a meeting held by the Prime Minister of Bhutan, the Honorable Lyonchoen Jigmi Y. Thinley, and Professor Jeffrey Sachs on the United Nations Resolution on Happiness. Attendees included representatives from the Rockefeller Fund, Women’s Environment and Development, CIVICUS, IGP and others.
Over 80 representatives of civil society organizations and government agencies met at Barifa Camp in Arua District, over 300km outside of Kampala in Uganda to dialogue on food and nutrition security in the country.