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The World Forum for Peace Culture in The Hague has begun its proceedings.

June 12, 2019

         Today, Thursday, the proceedings of the World Forum for the Culture of Peace have commenced in the city of The Hague, Netherlands. The forum aims to promote peace education and protect global cultural heritage, with the presence of political, academic, and cultural figures from various parts of the world.

         The forum, organized by the Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain Cultural Foundation from Kuwait, is scheduled to last for one day. During this time, participants will explore ways to protect cultural heritage and promote a culture of peace.

         The forum's program will include a session on education and the protection of cultural heritage, as well as a session on the protection of cultural heritage with a focus on Iraq and Yemen.

         The program also includes a third session on the development of a culture of peace through education (Central African Republic) and a closing session titled "Moving Forward - The Curricula of the Culture of Peace."

         Kuwait's National Assembly Speaker, Marzouq Al-Ghanim, arrived in The Hague yesterday to participate in the forum. Al-Ghanim is accompanied by two Kuwaiti parliamentarians, Abdulwahab Albabtain and Omar Al-Tubaiti, during his participation in the forum. The Kuwaiti government is also represented at the forum, with the Minister of Education and Higher Education, Dr. Hamed Al-Azmi, and the Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs, Mohammad Al-Jabri, in attendance.

         The forum, organized by the Albabtain Cultural Foundation in partnership with several international partners, including the International Committee of the Red Cross and the International Peace Institute (IPI), features a significant number of cultural and political figures from around the world, including heads of state, government leaders, and parliamentarians.

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