Peace Counts Exhibition in Sukhum War Museum

For ten days (27 October - 5 November) a Peace Counts exhibition was conducted in the National Museum on the Abkhaz Fatherland War in Sukhum.  In her opening speech, Guli Kichba, Peace Counts project coordinator and director of the Movement of Abkhaz Mothers for Peace and Social Justice, underlined the great significance that ideas of peace education and nonviolent methods have for Abkhaz society, today.

Among the guests of the festive opening were  representatives of the Abkhaz Foreign Ministry, the Deputy Minister of Culture and the Deputy Minister of Social Work and Social Protection, as well as representatives of the Sukhum Municipality Departments of Culture and Healthcare.

The exhibition was also warmly welcomed by many representatives of Abkhaz civil society such as the Sukhum Youth House, a Trade Union and the Daur Zantarija Center.

Together with museum staff, the Abkhaz Peace Counts team organized basic workshops for school children and students visiting the exhibition.