Rotary World Peace Conference 2017

rotary world peace conference 2017, WOVEN, EventsPromoting peace is more than just ending armed conflicts. To truly bring about peace, we must address the underlying issues including:

  • Poverty, hunger and health
  • Violence prevention
  • Role of faith-based organizations
  • The role of media in peace-making
  • Preserving basic human rights
  • Peace and Conflict Resolution
  • Involving Youth in Peace & Conflict Resolution

The Conference is open to the public. Saturday programming in particular will encourage youth involvement. Rotarians outside of our area, foundations, faith-based organizations, universities, and other peace organizations are also invited to attend.

Objectives
At the completion of this conference, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the development of peace studies as an academic discipline.
  • Identify the role of the media, faith-based communities and Rotary clubs in strategic peace building.
  • Recognize those factors that put peace at risk such as poverty, hunger and other violations of human rights.
  • Develop strategies to take action that foster peace in their communities.
  • Create opportunities for training and experience that help youth better understand their role in
    peacemaking and conflict resolution.

The fee for the 2-day conference is $150, which includes lunches both days.

Register online here or Call 734.764.2000.

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