The forum organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) officially opened today on 18th to conclude on 22nd September 2019.
Other participants from Rwanda include Rwanda’s Minister of Sports and Culture, Espérance Nyirasafari and a delegation of students from Nyundo School of music to entertain attendees.
Speaking to IGIHE, Jolly Mutesi revealed that she will deliver a talk on “Role of youth in peace and security process.”
The forum attracted 400 participants including Ministers of sports and Culture from African countries.
Moussa Faki Mahamat, the Chairperson of the African Union Commission and Angolan President, João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço among other dignitaries also graced the opening session of the forum held in Luanda, Angola at Central Convention Center Talatona Hotel.
Miss Mutesi Jolly is the coordinator of ‘Africa Unesco Youth Forum’ in Rwanda and was appointed following the success of ‘Intergeneration Dialogue’, she organizes.
The idea of launching the Biannual forum for a Culture of Peace draws its inspiration from the Charter for African Cultural Renaissance2, which advocates for culture as the most effective means of enabling Africa to increase its share of worldwide scientific production and overcome the challenges of globalization.