[fyeg_gen-l] Fwd: mfp Dec 8th meeting on Peace Education house of Commons UK
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From: "Diana Basterfield" <diana.basterfield at ministryforpeace.org.uk>
To: "Diana Basterfield" <mail at ministryforpeace.org.uk>
Date: Fri, 26 Nov 2004 11:03:45 -0000
Subject: mfp Dec 8th meeting on Peace Education
Here are the full details of our event on 8th December.
Peace education in schools - the first step towards a non-violent
Wednesday 8th December, 7pm Grand Committee Room, House of Commons.
Here is another evening looking at initiatives that could be taken up by
Ministry for Peace based on themes from the 1999 UN Declaration of a
Programme of Action for a Culture of Peace. You are warmly invited to
attend this event that will look at a range of approaches being taken in
field of "peace education:"
Conflict transformation - Ibrahim Issa: Headteacher,
Hope Flowers School, Bethlehem,
on the front line Palestine - a school
dedicated to education for coexistence, peace,
(Palestine/Israel) nonviolence and
Values Education - Dr. Tony Eaude: Research
Fellow, University of Oxford, author of
(Oxfordshire) 'Values Education
Developing Positive Attitudes' (previously a primary
Juniper Peace Education - David Keith, M.Sc: Organisational
Consultant working with Heads and
Programme for Young Teachers to effect a change in
school culture ( associated with the Art
People of Living in
by Pierre Weil, published by UNESCO/UNIPAIX)
Nonviolent - Daren De Witt: Senior
Trainer in Marshall Rosenberg's Nonviolent Communication
There will be an opportunity for questions and comments after the four
To whet your appetite for this event, please find attached Marshall
Rosenberg's presentation at our
June open meeting.
We look forward to seeing you on 8th December. It's advisable to
15 minutes early to allow for processing through the security system.
And the following day ........... NOTICE OF ANOTHER ORGANISATION'S
What Is Enlightenment? presents...
"VOICES FROM THE EDGE"
Presenting Visions and Values for an Evolving Global Culture
WAR VS PEACE IN A POST 9/11 WORLD
A panel featuring Bruce Kent, Professor James Gow and
Is peace the answer to a world in chaos? Can the nonviolence
Gandhi and Martin Luther King
be effective in an age of terrorism? Against the backdrop of 9/11
Iraq, the panel will be exploring the
relationship between our deepest moral and spiritual principles and
politics of a global society.
The discussion will last approximately one and a half hours
Q&A. Afterwards you are also invited
to join us for a delicious home-cooked vegetarian dinner from
at a cost of £5.
For more information:
Click here to read Carter Phipps' WIE feature article,
"WAR VS PEACE IN A POST 9/11 WORLD"
13 Windsor Street
Islington, London N1 8QG
(10 minutes walk from Angel tube)
ministry for peace
1 Putney Bridge Approach
London SW6 3JD
07795 217 701
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