A Seminar on “Youth Empowerment for Building Peace and Harmony” was held on November 13, 2018 at the United International University (UIU) Auditorium. The seminar was an initiative by (SAMPREETI) project which was organized by the Institute of Development Studies (IDSS), UIU and funded Manusher Janno Foundation (MJF). The main focus of the seminar was on youth empowerment to nurture their resilience to prevent their involvement in violent extremism and radicalizations, and instead transform them into agents of positive change. Honorable Vice Chancellor of ASA University, Professor Dr. Dalem Chandra Barman was present as a chief Guest of the seminar. Professor Dr. Anwarul Karim Pro-Vice Chancellor of Northern University, Professor Dr. Hasnan Ahmed, Pro-Vice Chancellor of UIU was present as special guest. The Seminar was presided over by Hamidul Haq, Professor and Director, IDSS, UIU. Mohammad Abul Kalam Azad, Assistant Professor, Center of General Education (CGED), Manarat International University spoke on the seminar as special guest focusing on Peace and Harmony. A group of students of CGED, MIU participated in the seminar.