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British Council, India-UK, confers on Sandeep Silas its first-ever Award on Inter-Cultural Leadership
New Delhi - 28 February 2015 - Richard Everitt, Director Education & Society British Council conferred on Sandeep Silas the first-ever Award in Inter-Cultural Leadership at the India-UK Alumni Representatives Meeting at Shangri-La Hotel (Tapti 1st Floor), New Delhi, India.
Henceforth, Sandeep Silas is recognized as a Senior Practitioner in Inter-Cultural Leadership by the British Council, India-UK.
Sandeep had gone through an intensive training and judgement process lasting over two years beginning in 2012 and had participated in the Module A and B of British Council-MiDDLEGROUND UK programmes on Breakthrough Initiatives (BTI) at Dubai and later in the Systemic Leadership Programme (SLP) at London. His practice of leadership, professionally and in cultural engagements was proof of his competence and leadership.
He scored strongly in all 5 competencies and has been put forth as the first holder of this prestigious award. The British Council, UK judged Sandeep’s personality; work, both professionally and in Inter-Cultural leadership; and his achievements on the following scales:
Enrolling Across Boundaries
Break Through Initiative (BTI)
- British Council, UK.
Sandeep’s work in Inter-Cultural Leadership has been recognized by civil society, both nationally and internationally. His writings, books and programmes have been creating harmony, inter-faith understanding and bridging cultural gaps. His Track II Diplomacy initiative of Ibadat-e-Aman (Worship of Peace) annual programme has brought the people of India and Pakistan closer in hearts. He relentlessly pursues global peace through his novel idea and concept of “Garland of Peace- Declare War Ruins As Peace Heritage Sites.”
His work in peace activism and giving leadership to civil society can be seen on his website: www.garlandofpeace.com
DD NAtional - Coverage of Ibadat-e-Aman
Peace Bridge of music
Friday, November 21st, 2014
ICT Conclave, New Delhi 2014 - Keynote Address
Dance of the Desert...a confluence of music, poetry and dance!
The Amphitheatre, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi September 12, 2014
Sarangi by maestro Kamal Sabri, Shayari by poet Sandeep Silas 'deep' and dances by Aditi Chauhan and Fadwa.
Dance of the Desert Photo Gallery, IHC, Sep 12, 2014
Interview of Sandeep Silas from 15.00 minutes onwards at Music Release of Bollywood Film Khota Sikka.. Jaat Ke Thaat
Sada-e-Dilli Mushaira, India Islamic Cultural Centre, New Delhi, April 13th 2014
Ambassador of Peace Award, January 14th 2014
Husan Ara Trust, India, conferred upon Sandeep Silas the "Ambassador of Peace Award" on Jan 14th 2014 at India Islamic Cultural Centre, New Delhi for his work on peace bridging between communities and nations.
Union Ministers Hon'ble K. Rehman Khan, Hon'ble Farooq Abdullah and Honb'le Oscar Fernandes jointly presented the award to Sandeep Silas. The day also marked the birthday celebrations of Prophet Mohammad.