Empowering Community to transform themselves into tolerant peaceful societies.
ABOUT THE PROJECT
This project will engage and mobilize youth, community elders, faith leaders, Rohingya , LGEB Through issue-based social and cultural activities, workshop, advocacy and sharing meeting between LGEB and CTPG, inter-faith dialogue, intergeneration meeting, theme-based talent show, peer meeting, peace summit and host and Rohingya community engagement for empowering the community to enhance tolerance and promoting peace in the community.
This activity will support Films 4 Peace Foundation, to create a common platform for youth to work together on PVE issues with community elders, to enhance intercommunity relationship,interaction, social cohesion especially in Buddhist, Hindu and Muslim community and to reduce tension and enhance tolerance which will help to leave with peaceful coexistence between host and Rohingya community.
The main objective of the project was to Empowering Community to Enhance tolerance and inter-community interaction through various social and cultural interventions. Its key features are formation of Community Tolerance Promotion Group (CTPG), situation analysis and assessment by CTPG, capacitating CTPGs with knowledge and skills on PVE issues, social and cultural activities undertaken by CTPGs for promoting peace and tolerance in the community. To build the capacity of youth on PVE, F4PF will organize two day long non-residential workshop with youth to disseminate PVE messages in the communities and schools more effectively. To deepen engagement of youth, F4PFwill organize peer meeting by youth to share knowledge on PVE with peers at their own areas and theme based talent show (such as essay writing, drawing, wall magazine etc.). F4PF will also organize a message development workshop where they will develop and validate the draft messages for flip charts, leaflets and posters and those materials will be used for disseminating PVE messages in the community. Youth will play key role to disseminate messages and mobilize local communities. Inclusion of youth in CTPGs, will strengthen the capacity of CTPG members and youth will get a platform to work together with community elders. After that they will organize advocacy and sharing meeting between LGEB and CTPG to contribute for promoting active participation and inclusion to empower community and enhance tolerance through community engagement and community actions, youth mobilization, sensitization of Local Government Elected Body (LGEB) etc. that will help to build the relationship between Local Government Elected Body(LGEB) and communities.