Commemoration of the International Day of...
On the occasion of the International Day of Non-Violence, the ODVV held the technical workshop on Problem Resolution and No to Violence with the participation of 50 psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and counsellors on 3 October 2018 in the ODVV conference hall. The aim of this workshop was to reflect the message: “a world free of violence” through education and public awareness raising with a stress on the “non-violence” principle as a global link for the “guaranteeing of a culture of peace, conciliation and understanding and non-violence.”
The workshop began with the speech of Ahmadreza Salamati, the rehabilitation deputy of the ODVV on the activities of the department in the prevention of violence. Then representative from UNIC in Iran, Mohammad Rajaee Moghadam spoke about the reason for the naming of the day by the UN as the International Day of Non-Violence and remembered Mahatma Gandhi the leader of India’s independence movement and flagbearer of the non-violence philosophy. He also gave a brief report of the activities of the UN towards the prevention of violence.
Next, Dr Mir Saeed Jaafari who through the defining the meaning of violence, spoke about education on fundamental skills relevant to the subject of violence, social facilitation education for the acquirement of social-oriented intervention skills to utilize popular abilities for the prevention of physical, mental, sexual and economic violence.
The workshop ended with a Q&A session with the participants and presentation of certificates of attendance.