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Students visit Sweden as participants of Life Link International Schools Conference 2018

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A Team of 7 Students  and 1 teacher from our school were fortunate to participate in the 20th Life-Link International School Conference, which was scheduled  from 16-21 June 2018 at Sigtuna, Sweden. 12 schools from 6 countries namely Egypt, India, Russia, Iran, Sweden and Lebanon participated in the Conference that  focused on a few of the many challenges that the world faces, as formulated in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG:s) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.The main theme was Peace and Nuclear Threat and a taste of the real world with a live UN climate role play.

The conference was held in Sigtunaskolan Humanistiska Läroverket (SSHL) in Sigtuna, which was one of the biggest and renowned Boarding School of Sweden.
 
Life-Link Friendship-Schools is an independent Non Governmental Organisation with international contacts in more than 60 countries worldwide and aims to promote contact and cooperation between young people around the world and their schools, through active participation in shared projects, vital for our time (e.g. Environment, Human Rights, Conflict Resolution and Constructive Collaboration).

The goals of the programme are to discuss the future and the possibility of world peace, the issue of nuclear threat and its impact on the world and climate, to participate in the UN climate role play, to show one?s schools work within the areas: Care for yourself, Care for Others and Care for Nature, get new contacts from around the world that could last a lifetime, get other schools perspectives and ideas during various discussion held during the conference.