Vice President Venkaiah Naidu today said terrorism is the biggest threat to humanity and all nations need to come together to eliminate this global menace. He said, it is time for the United Nations and the global community to act with greater force and determination in tackling the problem.
The Vice President was speaking on India’s perspectives on building a secure and peaceful world at the National Defence College in New Delhi today.
Mr Naidu said extremism, terrorism, communalism, violence against women and numerous other forms of violent behaviour need a concerted approach.
He said, community education, inter-faith understanding and evolution of societal norms that encourage harmony and zero tolerance towards violence of all kinds can provide the foundation for a secure society.
The Vice President said, education for peace and learning to live together is the need of the hour. He said, education with values of empathy, compassion, tolerance and goodness embedded in the curriculum can prevent conflict and irrational violence.