Global EdTech company CodersTrust and the University for Peace, a university and treaty organization mandated by UN General Assembly, have forged a partnership on June 3rd, at a signing ceremony held at UPEACE campus in San Jose, Costa Rica, to offer Next Generation Skills training for the Digital Era through academic collaboration and student exchanges.
Dr. Dipu Moni, Minister of Education of Bangladesh graced the event as the Chief Guest. Aziz Ahmad, Chairman of CodersTrust and Professor Fransisco Rojas Aravena, Rector of University for Peace signed the agreement.
Dr. Juan Carlos Sainz Borgo, Vice Rector of University for Peace and Md. Shamsul Haque, CEO of CodersTrust were present among others. Congratulating both UPEACE and CodersTrust, Dr. Dipu Moni said, this partnership will accelerate the mission of both the organizations.
She lauded CodersTrust for its continued role in transforming unemployed and under-employed youth into skilled workforce in both Bangladesh and worldwide, especially the youths and women.
UPEACE Rector Professor Fransisco Rojas Aravena praised CodersTrust for its focus on youths and women from underprivileged, underserved and underemployed backgrounds.
Emphasizing on innovation for peace, Professor Aravena said next-generation skills and technologies like Artificial Intelligence should be leveraged for the peace and prosperity of humanity, addressing any concerns. He recalled his visit to Bangladesh and termed its relationship with Bangladesh as permanent.
CodersTrust Chairman Aziz Ahmad said, this affiliation holds great significance in relation to world peace, education, job opportunities, and women empowerment.
He said, in today's world where technology is rapidly advancing, digital skills have become essential for socio-economic progress.