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Suva hosts inaugural peace conference

CHARLENE LANYON
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Update: 11:13AM THE first-ever Pacific Peace Conference is currently underway at the Grand Pacific Hotel in Suva.

Speakers from USA, Ghana and other Pacific Islands countries presented on the theme 'Strengthening the role of peace in nation-building'.

Pacific Centre for Peacebuilding executive director Florence Swamy said the conference targeted non-governmental organisations, civil society organisations, faith based organisations and international and regional organisations.

"The objective is to bring peace practitioners together to share their peacebuilding work," Ms Swamy said.

The conference ends tomorrow. 








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