End of year peace prayer started way back in December 1998 in Kaunda Ground (Gulu), the matching were from all the corners of Gulu Town, some were from Ministry of works road, a good number from Juba road, another good number from Kampala road and some from Holy Rosary road who all converged to Kaunda Ground, in 2008 was conducted in Amuru Camp which was one of the biggest camp in Northern Uganda
The key Religious Leaders who participated by then included;
Participants came from all the four Faith Based Institutions including the local political leaders both from the District and Municipal i.e.
There was one with the theme “let my peoplego” when the Religious Leaders wanted people to leave the camp, so they started advocating for people living the camp, they took that from the experience of the Jews who were suffering from Egypt, they thought it was time for the people of Northern Uganda (the Acholi’s) to go back home.
In 2013, it was held at Anaka Town Council in Nwoya District with the theme: “Unity, Hope and Reconciliation”
In 2014, it was held at Pader Town Council in Pader District with the theme: “Promoting the Culture of Forgiveness & Reconciliation” Click on the link below to access the peace statement by the Religious Leaders