As many as four students from the Government College University (GCU) Lahore are going to participate in the prestigious Normandy Chair for Peace Summer School to be held at the University of Caen, France on the rights of future generations.

The summer school will cover a wide range of themes including climate change, peace on earth, transitional justice, international environmental law, human security, etc.

Students and professionals from different countries including the USA, Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Philippines, India, Italy, Singapore, Tunis, Chile and Cameroon West Africa are participating in the week-long long summer to be held from September 1, 2022.

GCU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Asghar Zaidi said it’s a great opportunity as students and professionals from various backgrounds and education levels will gather in Normandy, France to learn about key issues and initiatives undertaken by different countries, international organizations and Normandy Chair for Peace, as well as training in science-based policy development and diplomacy.

Vice Chancellor Prof Zaidi announced that GCU Lahore students Ahmad Ali, Raeesa Riaz, Fatima Asif and Muhammad Shahzad and its Senior Public Relations Officer Mr Musadaq Sultan are selected by the Normandy Chair for Peace as participants for the prestigious Summer School.

He proudly said that eminent lawyer and senior faculty member of GCU Allama Iqbal Law School, Prof Dr Shakeel Kazmi is also especially invited to the summer school by the Chair.

The summer school will also hold a Model United Nations simulation on climate, existential risks, peace, and human security to explore how multilateral negotiations take place. The speakers of the summer included the world’s renowned lawyers, professors, environmental experts, human rights activists and researchers.

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Arsalan Haider is a reporter at Academia Mag and has worked with leading national dailies and news channels. He tweets @arsalanhaider14

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