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Achieving Sustainable Development Goals Through Non-Violence

The Rotaract Club of Kandy ventured out to assist a massive advocacy campaign “Achieving Sustainable Development Goals through Non-Violence” in the aim of highlighting the participation of the youth of the country towards sustainable peace and development. The campaign was organized by The Association of War Affected Women, a Non-Government Organization in Kandy, Sri Lanka on 11th -13th January, 19th January and 9th February 2019. The project chaired by Rtr. Nuzla Askin.

The main objectives of the advocacy campaign were

1) To make the General public aware of “Unity”

2) Walk the journey to prosperity together with the youth.

3) Protecting the environment through the Slogan “Tree is Life”

Following were the main activities carried out during the campaign

5 Public meetings in selected 5 towns in the Island

1). Exhibition which showcased,

  • A digital screening of the World War and its destruction.
  • A digital screening about lessons to learn from Japan’s recovery
  • A digital screening depicting the importance of a “tree”
  • Quotes from Religious leaders
  • Quotes from renowned personalities

Which was exhibited in all the 5 selected towns

2). Street Drama with the theme of “Achieving Sustainable Development Goals through Non Violence”

3). Planting trees

4). Distribution of School Exercise books to school children with the cover printed with

“Achieving Sustainable Development Goals through Non Violence”

5). Distribution of Wall calendars printed with “Achieving Sustainable Development

Goals through Non Violence”

6). Distribution of Pocket calendars printed with “Achieving Sustainable Development

Goals through Non Violence”

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