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Association for Communal Harmony in Asia (ACHA)
www.asiapeace.org    &  www.indiapakistanpeace.org
4410 Verda Lane NE , Keizer , OR 97303
503.393.6944
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Link to Asia Peace (ACHA) Site
ACHA Peace & Harmony Story Collection

ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • On-going: INDIA - PAKISTAN PEACE. Chintan Patel and Sharib Khan invite people to express their goodwill toward India and Pakistan, and write a one-line peace messages to mark the historic occasion of their 60th Independence Day, at www.ifood.tv/goodwill. For each message, www.ifood.tv will donate Re.1 towards an Independence Day celebration bash and sumptuous meal for kids in India and Pakistan.

    A large collage of all the messages will be printed on a life-size poster and presented to the Prime-ministers of India and Pakistan on the Independence Day.

  • August 12-15, Pune , India: SOUTH ASIAN CONFERENCE ON YOUTH & DEMOCRACY. As India and Pakistan completes the celebration of sixty years of independence on 15th August, Centre for Youth Development and Activities (CYDA) in association with like-minded organisations intend to organize a 3-day international conference on Youth & Democracy in South Asia. The objective of this program is to bring together, young people, youth activists and academicians from different walks of life and deliberate on concerns and issues of democracy in the context of young people. More info from www.cydaindia.org, cyda@vsnl.com or CYDA  #4, Vasanttara, Above Udhyam Vikas Sahkari Bank, Next to Surya Hotel, Off Ghole Road, Pune 411004, Phone 020 – 25533168

  • August 13-17, Peace-city Sadikabad, Pakistan: INDO-PAK STUDENTS PEACE CAMP 2007 for youth of 15-22 years is being organized by Centre for Youth Development & Activities (CYDA), in collaboration with Yuvsatta-Chandigarh, Beaconhouse School System, Sadikabad, and Institute of Peace & Secular Studies, Lahore, to promote peace, particularly between Pakistan and India. A number of mixed group activities shall take place; no lengthy and boring lectures would be made.

    The camp will be held in Peace-city Sadikabad at Beaconhouse School System. More info from Mubashir Mirza mirza.mubashir@yahoo.com

  • September 4, Springs, New York , NY : INDIA PAKISTANI CONCLAVE. To commemorate the 60 th anniversary of the independence of the two countries, and to promote peaceful and supportive coexistence between them, an invitation-only gathering of Indian and Pakistani professionals and business-persons is planned at the Saratoga Polo Association. The event will be followed by polo match, and a catered and tented dinner. More info from E. Nisar Khan, Exec. Director, The India-Pakistan Conclave, Inc, 1 Birchwood Dr, East Greenbush, NY 12061, 917-440-8111, IPCONCLAVE@aol.com

  • December 1-2, Islamabad, Pakistan: INDIA-PAKISTAN RELATIONS: PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES aims to analyze the significant issue pertaining to peace building in South Asia, with particular reference to the on-going peace dialogue between India and Pakistan, at Preston University, Islamabad. Registration fee is Rs. 1,000. More info from Dr. Sohail Mahmood, Preston University, 85, Street 3, H-8/1, Islamabad - 44000, Pakistan, Phone: +92 51 111-707-808 (office); Fax: 092- 051-4430648, Cell: +92 345 511 79 21, E-Mail: mahmood.sohail@gmail.com