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Together for Peace

Exhausted Rohingya refugees rest on the shore in Shah Porir Dwip, Bangladesh, after crossing by boat through the Bay of Bengal September 10. (CNS photo/Danish Siddiqui, Reuters)

By Leela Ramdeen, Chair,

CCSJ (http://rcsocialjusticett.org) & Director, CREDI

On Thursday, September 21, the world will observe the International Day of Peace. The theme for 2017, “Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for Allhonours the spirit of TOGETHER, a global initiative that promotes respect, safety and dignity for everyone forced to flee their homes in search of a better life” (UN).

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