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ACCORD Founder and Executive Dircetor attends launch of the YESPeace Youth Network in Cape Town

10 Feb 2017
Cape Town, the second largest city and the chief port in South Africa. It is the legislative capital of the country. Seen in the background is Table Mountain (UN Photo/Jerry Frank)

Dr Vasu Gounden attends launch and workshop of new network of peacekeepers operating in the Southern Africa region.

On 26 January 2017, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), together with the Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP) and Activate! Change Drivers, jointly launched the YESPeace Southern African Region Network. To complement the launch, the organisations jointly organised a strategic workshop from 23-25 January 2017 in Cape Town, South Africa, with youth organizations and youth from the Southern African region, with an aim to co-create a roadmap for the YESPeace Network in the region.

ACCORD Founder and Executive Director, Dr Vasu Gounden, attended the launch.

Dr Vasu Gounden serves as a Trustee on the Gandhi Development Trust, based in Durban, South Africa.

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