Announcing the First International Education for Peace Conference-2007: Strategies for Building a Civilization of Peace at Granville Island in Vancouver, B.C., Canada (14-17 November 2007) Conference Mission: The primary goal of the conference is to contribute to the worldwide efforts to create a civilization of peace. Essential to this undertaking is life-long peace education at home, in schools, and in the community, with its focus on the integral role of all members of society-children, youth, and adults-and with the equal participation of women and men in the administration of human affairs. Through the sharing of advanced research findings and proven effective strategies for creating peace at all levels of human society and interactions, the conference offers the participants the opportunity to explore ways of creating environments-families, schools, and communities-built on the foundations of a culture of peace, a culture of healing, and a culture of excellence: the three requisites of a civilization of peace. Guest speakers include: a.. Prof. Zvi Beckerman, School of Education, Melton Center, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel b.. Dr. Claire McGlynn, School of Education, Queen's University, Belfast, Ireland c.. Prof. Gavriel Salomon, Co-Director of the Center for Research on Peace Education University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel d.. Dr. Rosemarie Stallworth-Clarke, President, AERA Peace Education SIG e.. Prof. Dan Rae, Georgia Southern University, Co-Chairperson, Annual National Youth-At-Risk Conference, Savannah, Georgia, USA f.. Prof. Alan Smith, UNESCO Chair, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland g.. Prof. H.B. Danesh, Founder and President, EFP-International, Vancouver, Canada h.. Dr. Roshan Danesh, Adjunct Professor, EPU, Austria and President, EFP-Canada i.. Frank Borowicz QC, Chairman & Chief Elected Officer, Vancouver Board of Trade Full Conference information can be found at: http://www.efpinternational.org/conference2007/ Register now to participate in this important inaugural event! Please circulate to your co-workers, networks, and others who might be interested in participating. Questions can be directed to: Stacey Makortoff Conference Committee Tel: +1-604-639-7910 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Conference Web: www.efpinternational.org/conference2007 Web: www.efpinternational.org ======== Global Human Rights Education listserv ======= Send mail intended for the list to < >. Archives of the list can be found at: http://www.hrea.org/lists/hr-education/ **You are welcome to reprint, copy, archive, quote or re-post this item, but please retain the original and listserv source.
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