N-PEACE AWARD

Nadir Ali Khan

Understanding the origins of conflict is an important first step to help Pakistan avoid further escalation of violence and lawlessness [1]. Given the diversity between the different communities in the country, providing the youth with tools to de-escalate conflicts in their communities in an important step towards resolving these differences.

Nadir Ali Khan,19 years old, is a young youth activist and change maker. He works as the director of Access Alumni Society of Pakistan, a youth network of US exchange program alumnus. He ran a youth chapter for comprehensive disaster response services.

He holds a strong desire to serve humanity through volunteerism. In 2015 he started the first annual peace education project: School’s peace week in Mansehra to educate primary and secondary level students about peace and conflict resolution and transformation education through organizing seminars and different private and governments institutes of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan. He Organized workshops on “Peace education and conflict transformation”. As a member of peace youth assembly Pakistan, he worked with the peace foundation New Zeeland for promoting peace education as a volunteer program coordinator.

[1] https://www.usip.org/publications/2014/02/mapping-conflict-trends-pakistan

Country: Pakistan
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