THE ETHNIC RELATIONS COMMISSION (ERC) LAUNCHES EDUCATION HARMONY INITIATIVE

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In a renewed effort to promote harmony and good relations among all citizens, the Ethnic Relations Commission is set to start a new  Harmony Campaign using popular tools. Temika Rodney Reports.

The Ethnic Relations Commission is preparing to make a big come back after years in the doldrums. The commission is set to work in earnest to create harmony among the various groups in Guyana at a time when harmony is most needed. Chairman of the ERC Reverend Dr. John Smith likened the situation as the second coming of the ERC, adding that the unit is mandated to ensure harmony in Guyana despite the diverse challenges.

Former chairman of the ERC Bishop Juan Edghill, who represented the Opposition Leader, applauded the ERC for the work it continues to do. He said Guyana still has a major problem of class and stressed that citizens  should all come together to be one people, one nation with one destiny.

Minister of Social Cohesion Dr. George Norton who represented President David Granger at the launch, reminded that Guyana is a diverse country and the vision of the Government is that citizens must unite and build a socially cohesive country. 

Billboards, posters, brochures, public service announcements, a unity song among other initiatives that will be taken by the Ethnic Relations Commission to promote harmony in Guyana. 

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