Pakistani students to attend summer school in France

By: News Desk
Published: 06:36 PM, 19 Aug, 2022
Pakistani students to attend summer school in France
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Four Pakistani students are going to participate in the prestigious Normandy Chair for Peace (NCP) Summer School in France to be held from September 1 to September 6, 2022 to deliberate upon "Rights of Future Generations".

Students from the top universities of the world including Stanford University, the University of Sydney and the University of Hawaii are participating in Summer School to be held at the University of Caen, Normandy.

Four students from Government College University Lahore, Ahmad Ali, Raeesa Riaz, Fatima Asif and Muhammad Shahzad are representing Pakistan.  

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

He revealed that Senior Public Relations Officer Mr. Musadaq Sultan is also selected by the Normandy Chair for Peace as participant for the prestigious Summer School. He 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.

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