Public Presentation of the World March for peace in Mozambique

26.06.2009 - Maputo - Pressenza IPA

Around 400 people were present in the presentation of the World March for Peace and Nonviolence, organised by the Humanist Movement that took place on the 20th June in the Franco-Mozambican Cultural Centre in Maputo, capital of the country.

During the event, Michel Ussene, Spokesperson for New Humanism in Africa explained the importance of a March of this nature in the world, as well as the endorsement of Mozambique and the national initiatives that are in progress to support the March.

Philippe Gagnaux, a doctor, was invited to speak on the question of violence and wars in the world. His presentation reflected the current situation of violence and conflicts that characterise the world.

During the event presentations were made about national and international initiatives for the World March. There were also testimonies by citizens who have endorsed the March and have decided to take it to other places with different initiatives and projects.

The launch of the March was covered by journalists from TV, radio and print media.

At the end of the event, the participants formed a Human Peace Sign in Independence Square.

At the end of the event, the participants formed a Human Peace Sign in Independence Square.

Categories: Africa, Peace and Disarmament

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