El-Obeid, Sept. 22 (SUNA) - A training workshop was held today at the Center for Peace and Development Studies at the University of Kordofan on the role of the media in achieving peaceful coexistence and building peace, in the presence of a number of faculties’ deans, as part of the project to boost peace studies in universities, implemented by the British Council in cooperation with the Center for Peace and Development Studies.

Director of the Center for Peace and Development Studies Dr. Montaser Hamid Bellah said at the opening session that the workshop came as a result of a recommendation from a previous training course for journalists to combat hate speech.

Dr. Montaser praised the role of the British Council in supporting activities aimed at strengthening peace-building processes at the level of partner universities in the project.

Meanwhile, representative of the British Council, Mohamed Mosleh, explained that the University of Kordofan is a major partner in the project to boost peace studies in universities, which aims to link theoretical studies with practical aspects in peace studies, peaceful coexistence, conflict resolution and building real peace.

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