A not-for-profit organisation, the Peace in South East Project, has unveiled a six-month action plan geared towards implementing its eight pillars of thematic focus to bring about peace in the region an initiative of the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Benjamin Kalu, is an intervention strategy with a focus on the use of non-kinetics means to address the security challenges in the South-East zone.
Unveiled on December 29, 2023, PISE-P’s eight pillars include education, agriculture, commerce/industry, infrastructural development, culture and tourism, sports/entertainment, governance/leadership and reconciliation/rehabilitation/reintegration.
In a statement issued on Sunday by the Chief Press Secretary to the Deputy Speaker, Levinus Nwabughiogu, Kalu was quoted as saying that the six-month strategic plan would witness improvement in education and healthcare delivery amongst other developmental pursuits.
He said, “We already have what we call our six-month strategic plan, our operational plan that will be addressing socio-economic challenges, enhancing security and peacebuilding, stakeholder engagement, strategic implementation, resource management, monitoring and evaluation, communication and awareness – all these things have been done by experts and we are looking at achieving and promoting Sustainable Development Goals.
“We’ll look at conflict integration and peacebuilding. We are going to be looking at enhancing access to education and healthcare. We are going to look at infrastructural development, empowerment and capacity building, community engagement and participation as well as sustainable peace and stability.
Written by: EaglesFM