Goodwill Ambassador of the Non-Violence Project
20th Sept, 2016
Representation of an international organisations goals on promoting non-violence around the world.
The Non-Violence Project Foundation, AUNOHR
A congratulation gathering was held for Naseer Shamma's nomination as the “Ambassador of the Non-violence Project Foundation (NVP)” - Sweden Office, at a the ceremony took place in October 2016. Shamma was presented with the following letter from the NVP expressing the bond of objectives and appreciation to commitment. The letter read as follows:
"Naseer Shamma has been awarded the honourable post as Goodwill Ambassador for the Non-Violence Project in Scandinavia.
We are honoured to welcome you as a part of our global network and appreciate your commitment connected to the outreach program of the non-violence project in the countries you represent.
The Non-Violence Project Foundation, launched 1993. Is a non-profit youth educational initiative. Promoting social change, our aim is to engage, motivate and engage young people to understand how to solve conflicts peacefully. We have educated more than six million young people, teachers and sport coaches on five continents and our vision is to reach out to one hundred million.
following the ceremony Shamma has gone on to bridge the efforts of the NVP with other organisations such as the AUNOHR who also share partnerships with NVP in more than one area.
Shamma was welcomed at AUNOHR Council of Friends in January 2017 by a special initiative of the University Board consequent to the assurance of the Iraqi artist Naseer Shamma on the priority for the culture of non-violence and the pioneering importance of AUNOHR in this field in the Arab region.
AUNOHR Board congratulated Mr. Shamma on his creative career and social commitment that culminated with his non-violent option. Late 2016 and early 2017, the Board held with Mr. Shamma several meetings in Beirut with the participation of the AUNOHR Vice President Dr. Abdul Hussain Shaban, the Iraqi intellectual.
An initial agreement was concluded, that resulted in a practical initiative thru which Mr. Shamma referred a group of Iraqi intellectuals to study at AUNOHR then formed the "The Iraqi non-violence team", the mission of whom is the dissemination of the non-violence culture throughout Iraq.