IPRA 2016

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Press Release : IPRA 2016 Conference Successfully Concludes

 

The International Peace Research Association (IPRA) successfully held its 26th General Conference on ‘Agenda for Peace and Development ‘in Freetown, Sierra Leone from November 27 to 1st December 2016.  

The conference brought together peace researchers, experts, activists, representatives of civil society organisations and community based organisations, social activists and human rights activists from all over the world. More than 300 participants took part in the conference from 80 countries to gather their ideas, research findings, experiences and practices.

During the conference IPRA announced Mr. Guan, a member of All-China Youth Federation from Shanxi China, the Peace Ambassador to China to promote its aims, objectives and programmes.   

The conference also aimed at improving ties between researchers, politicians, activists, civil society organisations, human rights activists and the media to better address the issues of just peace in the world.