Mexico: Colima will host the Meeting of Youth Peace Leaders


An article from El Pulso de Colima (translated by CPNN)

Youth Leaders for Peace will meet on May 9 in the Administrative Complex of Government of the State. A total of four forums will be set up to discuss the culture of peace and education for peace, according to Gamaliel Haro Osorio, state secretary of Youth.

The Youth Secretary invites all young people to attend this event that will feature international celebrities, along with the state government led by José Ignacio Peralta Sánchez, who has always been an ally for youth.

The celebrities include Mrs. Dolly Hirsh, survivor of the Holocaust; Rubén Pacheco Inclán, president of the Inter-American Bar of Lawyers; Francisco J. Guerra González, national coordinator of the World Embassy of Activists for Peace (EMAP); Max Trejo Cervantes, secretary general of the Ibero-American Youth Organization and Jorge Montemayor Paz, director of the EMAP National Orchestra.

Haro Osorio stated that the event will be totally free and will start at 08:30 in the morning, For further information contact 01 312 3145099 with staff of the Youth Secretariat and EMAP.

The official spokesman of the World Embassy for Peace Activists, Mario Moreno Contreras, said that more than 3,000 young people are expected to attend the project that is being presented for the first time in Colima. It encourages young people to develop not only as professionals, but in all the fields in which human being interact. “It’s about giving them the necessary tools to be good young people in a space that is open for ideas.”

Through a press release, the Secretaría de la Juventud mentions that Erika Arely Moreno Hernández, a youth leader from the center area, was present at the press conference to announce this event. She highlighted that through different projects they want to create and promote a Culture of peace among young people.

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