The International Day of Peace 2012 will be celebrated in Gulu, Uganda on Sept. 19, 2012.
Archbishop John Baptist Odama has won the world vision international prestigious peace prize award 2012.The first time for Africa, in Africa for African and In Uganda, Gulu district.
He has been awarded peace prize for his tremendous efforts in creating a just and peaceful society. He has dedicated his efforts to advocating and working for the return of peace in northern Uganda. He is a strong advocate of peaceful and non-violent methods including Amnesty, dialogue and promoting the welfare of children. He has continuously advocated for non-military options such as dialogue to ending northern Uganda civil war.