Tourism and Peacebuilding

Tourism and Peacebuilding

Capacity building workshop in Rawalakot

Aniqa Khan | 10 August-10 September 2016
CPDR is a research and training organization which strives to bring about a transformational change by promoting peace, reforms and human rights for economic development, social justice and prosperity particularly in Azad Jammu and Kashmir. Its goals depict a challenging yet attainable vision of future, focusing primarily on the capacity building of young people in collaboration with numerous other independent organizations and people from different strata of the society.

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Stakeholders’ Dialogue on Prospects of Tourism & Peacebuilding in Kashmir

Dr. Shaheen Akhtar | Muzaffarabad, Azad Jammu and Kashmir | June 9, 2016
A Stakeholders’ Dialogue on ‘Prospects of Tourism and peacebuilding in Kashmir’ was organized in Muzaffarabad on June 9, 2016. It was attended by relevant government officials from the Department of Tourism and Archeology, Local Government and Rural Development, academia, media, traders, tour operators and hotel service providers.

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CPDR and PAITHOM sign MoU

Centre for Peace, Development and Reforms (CPDR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Pak Austrian Institute of Tourism & Hospitality Management (PAITHOM), Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on 22 Oct 2015. It is decided that both organizations will conduct joint training and workshops in the field of Tourism in Azad Jammu and Kashmir.  The MoU was signed by Mr. Ershad Mahmud, Executive Director CPDR and Mr. Hurmat Yab Khan, Chief Instructor of PAITHOM.

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Capacity Building and Skill Enhancement Program For the Promotion of Tourism

Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) appeared on the map of tourism very recently.
The aggravating law and order situation in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, unsafe travel on the Karakoram Highway and proximity of AJK with Islamabad are the key factors which have rendered it a natural tourist destination in recent years.

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