Board Committee of the World Peace Council Elected for New Term
On the same day, the Board Committee elected Pallab Sengupta, Secretary-General of the All India Peace and Solidarity Organization (AIPSO), as President of the World Peace Council. Athanasios Pafilis was re-elected Secretary-General of WPC; Iraklis Tsavdaridis has re-elected the Secretary of WPC.
|Pallab Sengupta - new President of the World Peace Council (left) and Uong Chu Luu, President of the Vietnam Peace Committee at the 22nd Assembly of the World Peace Council (WPC) (Photo: Thu Trang).|
Also, the Board Committee elected 5 Vice Presidents representing 5 regions, including Alfred Marder - US Peace Council (Americas); Uong Chu Luu - Vietnam Peace Committee (Asia-Pacific region); Jamshid Ahmadi - Association Defense of Peace, Solidarity & Democracy (Middle East); Elisa Salvador - Angolan League for Friendship & Solidarity Peoples (Africa); Milan Krajca - Czech Peace Movement (Europe).
|On day 4 of the 22nd Assembly of the World Peace Council, the Board Committee for the new term was elected, with 40 members (Photo: Truong Hung)|
The 13 members of the Secretariat for a new term, include 2 representatives from Greece: Athanasios Pafilis and Iraklis Tsavdaridis alongside representatives from Cuban Insitute for Friendship of the Peoples (ICAP); Portuguese Council for Peace & Cooperation (CPPC); the Palestinian Committee for Peace & Solidarity; South African Peace and Solidarity Initiative; International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL) Japan; Brazil's Center for Defense of Solidarity and Peace; US Peace Council; Nepal Peace and Solidarity Council; Cyprus Peace Council; Syrian National Peace Council (NUSS), Sudan's Peace and Solidarity Council.
|The delegates congratulated Pallab Sengupta at the 22nd Assembly of the World Peace Council (WPC). (Photo: Truong Hung)|
Day 4 of the 22nd Assembly of WPC closed with the success of electing the new Board Committee from 4-year term. Socorro Gomes Coelho (Brazil), who preceded Pallab Sengupta, served as President of WPC for 14 years (2008-2022).
|The New President of the World Peace Council Pallab Sengupta and delegates at the 22nd Assembly of the World Peace Council (WPC)(Photo: Truong Hung).|
The newly elected President of the World Peace Council Pallab Sengupta was born on January 14, 1950 in India. He was a communist with a special connection with Vietnam.
During his years as the leader of international student and youth organizations, Pallab Sengupta has always shown support and provided help to protect and build the country of the Vietnamese people.
As General Secretary of AIPSO, Pallab Sengupta has organized many AIPSO activities for solidarity, friendship, and better understanding between the two country's people. These activities are closely coordinated within the framework of multilateral people-to-people exchange.
In 2017, he was awarded the Medal of Friendship by the Viet Nam Union of Friendship Organizations in recognition of his contribution to promoting solidarity and friendship between the people of Vietnam and India.
|“It is important that Vietnam host The 22nd Assembly of the World Peace Council” |
Delegates attending the 22nd Assembly of the World Peace Council (WPC) taking place in Hanoi and Quang Ninh (Vietnam, November 21-26, 2022) are impressed with ...
|22nd Assembly of World Peace Council kicks off in Hanoi |
On the afternoon of November 22, 2022, the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations, the Vietnam Peace Committee in collaboration with the World Peace Council solemnly ...
|Vietnamese People Cherish Peace, Independence and Freedom values: |
On the afternoon of November 23, the Vietnamese Communist Party (VCP)'s Politburo member and Sate President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Nguyen Xuan Phuc ...