This Essay Competition was organized by The Hague University of Applied Sciences and Puce, which was participated by best essay writers from different regions who were selected by the jury for the competition, said a statement on Friday.
Ms. Sheeba is a law graduate and has special interest in reading and essays writing. She was awarded a fully sponsored trip to attend the 3rd Hague Peace Conference in The Hague, the Netherlands.
It is pertinent to mention here that in these perilous times, when terrorism has become synonymous with our region, we need youngsters like Sheeba Asad telling the world that we are a peace loving county.
It was truly a historic occasion when one of our own made it to this prestigious event representing Pakistan and demonstrating that all we want as a nation is peace
It may be recalled that the first the Hague Conference was held in 1899 and the second the Hague Conference in 1907.
Alongwith the Geneva Conventions, the Hague Conventions were among the first formal statements of the laws of war and war crimes in the body of secular international law.
A third conference was planned for 1914 and later rescheduled for 1915, but it did not take place due to the start of World War-I.
The Hague University of Applied Sciences (THUAS) demonstrated its commitment to peace and justice by organizing the 3rd Hague Peace Conference, 100 years after World War-I prevented it from being held.
The inaugural session was held at Peace Palace, the building of International Court of Justice and was addressed amongst others by Joris Clemens, a former Duch Defence Minister.