The 39th World Congress of Poets was inaugurated at the Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology. The theme aims to promote peace and brotherhood through poetry. The event was inaugurated by the Odisha Chief Minister. Vice President Venkaiah Naidu attended the event.
The congress is essential to achieve SDG 4 – Quality Education. The WCP was founded in 1969. It was held at Manila, Philippines the first time. It is being organized by WAAC – World Academy of Arts and Culture. The WAAC conducts poetry workshops, art exhibits, dance, music, cultural exchange programs.
The organization maintains a library at Taipei, Taiwan. WAAC serves UIA – Union of International Associations. UIA is a research institute and documentation center headquartered at Brussels. It was founded in 1907. It monitors international organizations, association and their challenges.